so far so good


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so far, so good

All is going well so far. We are half finished with our project. So far, so good. The operation is proceeding quite nicelyso far, so good.
See also: good

so far, so good

Matters are satisfactory up to this point, as in You've knitted the main portion of the sweater but not the sleeves? Well, so far, so good . This idiom was first recorded in James Kelly's Scottish Proverbs (1721), where it is defined: "So far, so good. So much is done to good purpose."
See also: good

so far so good

COMMON You can say so far so good to express satisfaction with the way that a situation or activity is developing or happening. She has been working at Miramax for over a month now, and so far so good.
See also: far, good
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