make good as

make good as (something)

To be skilled or successful in some particular position, role, or job. Just because you are a skilled singer and dancer doesn't somehow mean you'll make good as an actor automatically. The ideal candidate makes good as both a leader and supervisor as well as a team player who isn't afraid to work side by side with his or her team.
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make good as something

to succeed in a particular role. I hope I make good as a teacher. John made good as a football player.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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