clean bill of health

Idiom Definition 1

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"clean bill of health"

a good report of your physical condition


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - clean bill of health

"clean bill of health"

a favorable account of a person's or a company's financial position


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - clean bill of health

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: Welcome back. What a surprise. We didn't expect you back in the office until next week. You were off on medical leave for a month.

Colleague 2: The doctor gave me a clean bill of health and I was getting bored sitting around the house so I decided to come back to work early.

Colleague 1: Glad to see you are feeling well and healthy again.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - clean bill of health

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: I heard that our company was looking to acquire one of it's subsidiaries.

Colleague 2: I believe the acquisition is going through. We are just waiting on the accounting report.

Colleague 1: I suppose we do want to make sure that the subsidiary is in good financial condition before buying it.

Colleague 2: I am sure the accountants will give the subsidiary a clean bill of health.

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clean bill of health - Examples:

1)  We are encouraged by the medical reports from James Reimer. He has a clean bill of health. He's working out like a mad man.

2)  ... tell me she had taken Braedyn to his pediatrician, and that he had a clean bill of health. I was relieved.

3)  The best case scenario is we seal it off, we get a clean bill of health and move back in.

4)  I'm a healthy male in my mid-20s who's had a clean bill of health the past three years. 

5)  ... for protecting the animals its members confine. This report gives Marineland an all but clean bill of health, except for maybe improving the quality of water a little bit ...

6)  In the same way, even if a genetic test passed a clean bill of health, a patient could later find themselves with a genetically linked problem.

7)  Once your inspector comes back with a clean bill of health, you can continue your home buying process with newfound serenity.

8)  ... the boot disk that comes with your virus protection program to give your system a clean bill of health before continuing.

9)  I can't understand the EU clean bill of health except that they must have been looking for obvious signs of fraud ...

10)  The chemical industry points to BPA's clean bill of health, saying that it has been thoroughly tested and deemed safe for ...

11)  Monitor gave the hospital a clean bill of health and made it a foundation trust a month before the Healthcare Commission.

12)  Ratchet concludes his tests on Optimus Prime and gives their leader a clean bill of health

13)  These rabbits would not be shown at adoption events until they receive a clean bill of health from the vet.

14)  Few people will marry without a lawyer at their side, a clean bill of health, and a credit check of their future spouse.

15)  After nearly a year in the hospital and rehabilitation, Smith was given a clean bill of health and released.

16)  She had just been released from a psychiatric facility that had given her a "clean bill of health". 

17)  His feeding tube was removed, he was given a clean bill of health, and was cleared as a special needs dog.

18)  The Ukrainian authorities expected a relatively clean bill of health for the parliamentary elections held on 28 October.

19)  Thankfully, he has now been given a clean bill of health and is coming back for season two.

20)  While studies with industry funding give aspartame a clean bill of health, independently-funded work generally does not.