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good and

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Guillaume Apollinaire
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English

Adverb

good and

  1. (idiomatic, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Very; exceptionally; utterly.

Usage notes

Only context can distinguish this usage from the more conventional usage in which good functions as an adjective conjoined by and to a second adjective, as in the example below:

References

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.

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