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way to go!

Good job! Congratulations! Way to go on reaching your charity goal of $100,000! A: "I just found out I got into Harvard!" B: "Wow, way to go!"
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(that's the) way to go

Inf. a phrase encouraging someone to continue the good work. As John ran over the finish line, everyone cried, "That's the way to go!" "Way to go!" said Mary when Bob finally got the car started.
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way to go

Well done, as in That was a great lecture-way to go! This exclamation of approval and encouragement originated in sports, addressed to athletes who are performing well. In the 1960s it began to be used for any kind of achievement.
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way to go

People say Way to go! to show that they are pleased or impressed by something someone has done. Upon exiting, the fans broke into applause and someone called out `Way to go, Mike'.
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way to go

used to express pleasure, approval, or excitement. North American informal
1990 Robert Oliver Making Champions You had Bechard shakin'. He wasn't gonna mess with you. Way to go!
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way to ˈgo!

(American English, informal, spoken) used to tell somebody that you are pleased about something they have done: Good work, guys! Way to go!
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way to go!

verb
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way to go

Well done, good for you. Generally uttered as an exclamation, this expression of approval and encouragement originated in sports and in the 1960s began to be transferred to other endeavors. Emma Lathen had it in the mystery novel Murder without Icing (1973), “‘Way to go, Billy!’ ‘Rah! Rah! Billy Siragusa!’” A similar ubiquitous phrase is good job, used both as a compliment and encouragement by teachers to students and in many other venues. For example, “Good job, Paul—that’s a great drawing.” See also right on.
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