to the good


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to the good

To an advantageous, favorable, or profitable position or situation. I had so many bills to pay this month that I'm shocked I came out $28 to the good! I had to go home and change after spilling coffee on myself, but it was all to the good because I avoided a major traffic jam.
See also: good

to the good

Also, all to the good. to an advantage or profit, as in We've got extra material and that's all to the good, I think. This idiom was first recorded in 1882.
See also: good

to the ˈgood

in profit: She bought the painting for €250 and then sold it for €550, so she’s €300 to the good, lucky woman.
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to the good

1. For the best; advantageous.
2. In an advantageous financial position: ended up to the good.
See also: good