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good thing

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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  • "It is a good thing to have a rich son," said Captain Rushton, humorously.

    Brave and Bold Horatio Alger
  • It was a good thing that from any cause the transgressor should find his ways hard.

    Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald
  • It was, all felt, a good thing to have a Mr. Abel in Georgetown.

    Green Mansions W. H. Hudson
  • And verily it is not a good thing to live in the East for any length of time.

    American Notes Rudyard Kipling
  • Doctor, if you undertake it, said Johnson, I am sure youll make a good thing of it.

    The Field of Ice Jules Verne

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