good enough for

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - good enough for

"good enough for"

adequate for


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - good enough for

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: This accounting software is sure getting old. There have been at least four updates since it was installed.

Colleague 2: But why pay for updates when the system we have is perfectly adequate for our needs?

Colleague 1: I suppose if the current software is good enough for what we do we really don't need to spend money on updates.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - good enough for

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1: Well? Have you asked Gina out on a date?

Friend 2: She rejected me.

Friend 1: Why?

Friend 2: She said I was not good enough for her. She told me that I should get a job and stop living with my parents.

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good enough for - Gerund Form:

There is not gerund form for good enough for.

good enough for - Examples:

1)  Unemployment is too high and job prospects aren't good enough for Americans nowadays and I think we need to do something about it.

2)  ... while the fears of men have to do with not being good enough for something.

3)  A lot of times these little ideas aren't good enough for a full blown post, but it can be the spark you need when ...

4)  ... won't hire me full time. I work agency there and I am good enough for that. But not good enough for full-time.

5)  But I just don't think it lasts. And I guess that's good enough for the business model of people who run motivational seminars.

6)  The CD audio is excellent, and certainly good enough for my needs. 

7)  I travel quite a bit and find point and shoots good enough for our needs- we never enlarge beyond 8 x 10.

8)  If it's good enough for a dog, then it's good enough for me.

9)  If poll results aren't good enough for you, then look at election results. 

10)  ... but nothing I can possibly do or say can be good enough for them or make them feel better, so they punish me together.

11)  ... is a growing sense in schools that the exam factory model is just not good enough for the turbulent world in which we live. 

12)  But if plastic is strong enough for a gun, maybe it's good enough for my purposes.

13)  Live right now. Just be yourself it doesn't matter if its good enough for someone else. 

14)  He came to accept me, even though of course I wasn't good enough for his beloved daughter.

15)  One or the other is good enough for me. Let's just not complicate things with all this other guesswork.

16)  Let's just say the real question is whether the book is good enough for adults to find it interesting.

17)  Companionship and children would be reasons good enough for me.

18)  It tastes okay to me, good enough for everyday use. Nothing special.

19)  I wore pinafores when I was younger and what's good enough for me is good enough for Sara. 

20)  Canada has standards. Sorry, you may not be good enough for Canada. To immigrate into Canada you have to have education, language ...