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a good word for somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha good word for somebody/somethinga good word for somebody/somethingPRAISEsomething good that you say about someone or something Dan put in a good word for you at the meeting.have/find a good word (to say) No one had a good word to say for her. good
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a good word for somebody/somethingHe put in a good word for him at meetings of the Jockey Club.Poky would have been a good word for it, or dingy.No, beaming would be a better word for it.Yes, maybe that was a good word for St Andrews.
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