good account ofMeaning: perform well, often in a challenging situation.Example: As he could not give a very good account of himself in the interview, the company didn't offer him a good salary.
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throw the baby out with the bathwater
Meaning: to remove something good in the bid of getting rid of something bad
Example: Janet quitting her job because her ex started working there is a classic example of throwing out the baby with the bathwater. Read on
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