honest-to-goodness, Sl. real live.
9. valid, authenticated, verified, confirmed, true, Obs. veritable; legitimate, lawful, legal, licit; warrantable, sanctionable, approvable. 10. wholesome, healthful, salutary, salubrious, nutritional; beneficial, helpful, advantageous, worthwhile; favorable, fortunate; propitious, auspicious, profitable. 11. delicious, delectable, scrumptious, flavorful, appetizing, tasty, Inf. yummy, Archaic, gustable; palatable, edible, eatable, comestible, esculent, fit to eat. 12. agreeable, pleasant, pleasing, to one's liking or fancy, likable; genial, companionable, congenial, friendly, amiable, amicable, sociable, social, convivial, Scot. couthie. See - good-natured.
13. attractive, comely, handsome. See - good-looking. 14. close, bosom, intimate, familiar, fast, Inf. thick, Scot. pack; dear, cherished, valued. 15. large, sizeable, full, ample; considerable, substantial, healthy, goodly, Inf. tidy; adequate, sufficient. 16. competent, capable, accomplished, efficient, knowledgeable, qualified; skillful, adept, adroit, proficient, expert. 17. quality, select, prime, choice, grade A; best, finest, nicest, newest; fine, special, fancy, dressy, party, Sunday; elegant, luxurious, posh, SI. ritzy. 18. full, entire, whole, complete; solid, straight, unbroken. 19. (of the weather) fair, halcyon, balmy, mild, calm, gentle; clear, cloudless, unclouded; sunshiny, sunny, bright. 20. make good a. compensate for, make recompense for, make up for, make restitution or amends for, pay for, atone for, expiate; repay, reimburse, refund, pay back.
b. fulfill, accomplish, deliver, deliver the goods, fill the bill, U.S. Sl. come through; satisfy, answer, meet, live up to; perform, discharge, carry out. c. succeed, be successful, get ahead, Inf. make it; set the world on fire, take the world by storm, reach the top.
d. verify, validate, authenticate, document, prove; confirm, substantiate, back up. -n. 21. benefit, behoof, advantage, gain, profit; interest, behalf, welfare, well-being, happiness, Obs. wealth, Archaic, weal; enjoyment, use. 22. kindness, service, benefaction, good turn or deed; blessing, boon, benediction, godsend, windfall, Archaic, benison. See - good fortune. 23. virtue, goodness, morality, uprightness, righteousness; right, rightness, rectitude, probity. 24.
goods a. possessions, belongings, property, chattels, effects, trappings, Inf. trap, things, stuff, Sl. junk; paraphernalia, appurtenances, apparatus, gear,
b. merchandise, wares, commodities, produce, stock in trade, stock, c. dry goods, yard goods, material, cloth fabric, textiles. -interj. 25. fine, good enough, very well; all right, okay, Inf. O.K., Inf. okey-dokey.
good-by, interj. 1. farewell, bye, Inf. bye-bye; God be with you, Godspeed, adios, adieu; see you later, be good, Inf. so long, Inf. toodle-oo, Chiefly Brit, tata, It. Inf. ciao; until we meet again, sayonara, aloha, Fr. au revoir, It. arrivederci, Ger. auf Wiedersehen, Sp. hasta la vista, Latin. Vale, Latin, vive valeque.
-n. 2. farewell, aloha, sayonara, Inf. so long, Latin. Vale; swan song, valedictory, Inf. send-off.
good fellowship, n. 1. geniality, affability, pleasantness, agreeableness; congeniality, friendliness, amicability, sociability, conviviality.
My Account / Test History
| Affirmative|| Question|| Negative|
| I worked you worked he/she/it worked, etc|| did I work? did you work? did he/she/it work? etc|| I did not work you did not work he/she/it did not work, etc|
We use the simple past tense to talk about many kinds of past events: short, quickly finished actions and happenings, longer situations, and repeated events.
Peter broke a window last night.
I spent all my childhood in Scotland.
past-1 Scotland l-•-? future
Regularly every summer, Janet fell in love.
We use the simple past in 'narrative' — when we tell stories, and when we tell people about past events.
Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess who lived with her father. One day the king decided . . .
I saw John this morning. He told me .. .
(NOT I have seen John this morning. He has told me . . .)
A simple rule: use the simple past tense if you do not have a good reason for using one of the other past or perfect tenses.