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very good

cliché A set phrase said by someone in a service position, especially a waiter, after confirming a customer's order or instructions. A: "I'll take the lobster bisque with a glass of chardonnay, please." B: "Very good, ma'am." A: "Would you like to be shown to your room now, sir?" B: "No, I think I'll have a drink at the bar first." A: "Very good."
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Very good.

 
1. It is good. John: How do you like your lobster? Alice: Mmm. Very good. Jane: What did you think of the movie? Fred: Very good. Jane: Is that all? Fred: Yeah.
2. Thank you for your instructions. (Typically said by someone in a serving role, such as a clerk, waiter, waitress, butler, maid, etc.) Waiter: What are you drinking, madam? Sue: It's just soda. No more, thanks. Waiter: Very good. Mary: Would you charge this to my account? Clerk: Very good.
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It was at very good +59 in overall urban areas and good +49 in overall rural areas, and very good in all classes - highest in classes ABC at +65, followed by class E at +57 and class D at +53.
By gender, it was at very good +60 among women and good +48 among men.
It was also very good in all age groups, ranging from +51 to +60.
By education, it was highest among elementary graduates at very good +59, followed by high school graduates at very good +56, non-elementary graduates at good +45 and college graduates at good +44.
The President's net satisfaction rating fell by one grade from very good to good in class D or the masa at +43 (63 percent satisfied, 21 percent dissatisfied) in June, down by 14 points from +57 (70 percent satisfied, 13 percent dissatisfied) in March.
However, it rose by one grade from good to very good in class E at +52 (69 percent satisfied, 17 percent dissatisfied) in June, higher by four points from +48 (65 percent satisfied, 17 percent dissatisfied) in March.
It stayed very good in class ABC at +66 (79 percent satisfied, 13 percent dissatisfied), up by three points from +63 (72 percent satisfied, nine percent dissatisfied) in March.
The Senate's net satisfaction rating stayed very good in Luzon at +52 in March 2018, two points below its +54 rating in December 2017.
However, it fell by one grade from very good to good in Mindanao at +41 in March, down by 26 points from +67 in the previous quarter.
It also dropped by one grade from very good to good in the Visayas at +47 in March 2018, down by six points from +53 in December.