Meaning: performed well, even if one was not completely successful.
Example: The team played excellently and gave a good account of itself. Read on
Meaning: good points and bad points
Meaning: Describes something that seems very pleasant or attractive at first but eventually reveals itself as horrible.
Meaning: influence someone or something in a positive way
Example: It will make all the difference when a mother phone calls their daughter before they head out for an interview. Read on
Meaning: always try to see the good things even in bad situations
Example: Don't worry about your exam score; look on the bright side. It is a significant improvement from the previous exam. Read on
Meaning: progress has been satisfactory up to now
Example: Thanks for asking; so far, so good. Read on
Meaning: making a lot of progress
Example: Our team has won eleven out of our twelve matches this season. We are on a roll. Read on
Meaning: tap knuckle on wood in order to avoid bad luck
Example: I am expecting a promotion and a big pay hike this year, touch wood. Read on
Meaning: It is a coveted way of addressing the benefits that one derives out of having sex.
Example: He was very happy to work overtime today because he could go home half day on his anniversary. A little of what he wanted has done him good. Read on
Meaning: I don't know
Example: If you want to know which one is the best of these movies, well, your guess is as good as mine. Read on