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So you know, everyone points out Greece's default record, but the history of a lot of sovereign nations is not a good one when it comes to lending them money.
James Chanos

Meaning of "a good one" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A GOOD ONE

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WHAT DOES A GOOD ONE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of a good one in the English dictionary

The definition of a good one in the dictionary is an unbelievable assertion. Other definition of a good one is a very funny joke.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A GOOD ONE

a fair crack of the whip
a far cry
a fast buck
a fine kettle of fish
a flea in one´s ear
a foot in the door
a fortiori
a free hand
a frog in one´s throat
a full plate
a good few
a hand´s turn
a hard nut to crack
a hard row to hoe
a heavy hand
a high hand
a hollow leg
a home from home
A horizon
a horse of another colour

WORDS THAT END LIKE A GOOD ONE

at one
be made one
big one
day one
every one
for the life of one
have it in one
hole in one
in one
loved one
no one
number one
off on one
old one
one by one
one on one
one to one
pull a fast one
the old one
the one

Synonyms and antonyms of a good one in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a good one» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A GOOD ONE

Find out the translation of a good one to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a good one from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a good one» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一个好的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

uno bueno
570 millions of speakers

English

a good one
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक अच्छा एक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فكرة جيدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хороший
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

boa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি ভাল এক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un bon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yang baik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein guter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

よいもの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

좋은 일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sing apik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một trong những tốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு நல்ல ஒரு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक चांगला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iyiydi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una buona
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dobry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хороший
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

unul bun
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα καλό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n goeie een
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en bra en
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en god en
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a good one

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A GOOD ONE»

The term «a good one» is very widely used and occupies the 750 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A GOOD ONE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a good one

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10 QUOTES WITH «A GOOD ONE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a good one.
1
Lynn Abbey
Neophyte writers tend to believe that there is something magical about ideas and that if they can just get a hold of a good one, then their futures are ensured.
2
Avi Arad
On the first movie we got good reviews, but we were still dealing with genre stuff. It's going away. Judge the movie - is it a good one or a bad one? We know we made a great movie and it's being judged for just being a good film.
3
Mary Archer
I will say that the prison regime is rather a good one for a writer because you have plenty of time to write.
4
Michael Arndt
Writing a great script - not just a good one, but a great one - is almost an impossible task.
5
Henry George Bohn
He that ceaseth to be a friend never was a good one.
6
Pat Boone
In this culture, where entertainers and athletes wield such power, it seems only right to me that they try to make their influence a good one.
7
Daniel J. Boorstin
I've learned any fool can write a bad ad, but it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
8
Giraldus Cambrensis
Happy and fortunate indeed would this nation be, nay, completely blessed, if it had good prelates and pastors, and but one prince, and that prince a good one.
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James Chanos
So you know, everyone points out Greece's default record, but the history of a lot of sovereign nations is not a good one when it comes to lending them money.
10
John Clare
The best way to avoid a bad action is by doing a good one, for there is no difficulty in the world like that of trying to do nothing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A GOOD ONE»

Discover the use of a good one in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a good one and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Telling a Good One: The Process of a Native American ...
Telling a Good One is the first comprehensive examination of the collaborative process that creates a Native American life story.
Theodore Rios, Kathleen M. Sands, 2000
2
The graphic design portfolio: how to make a good one
A practical guide for compiling a portfolio offers examples and assignments for newspaper design, retail design, book jackets, political posters, record packages, magazine design, and promotional design
Paula Scher, 1992
3
Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One
Penelope and her Aunt Isabel make up an exciting bedtime story about the adventures of Prince Augustus and Lady Penelope.
Kate Duke, 1994
4
Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: To Get from Good to Great, ...
This Element is an excerpt from from Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters (ISBN: 9780132287517) by Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson.
Stewart Emery, 2009
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Be A Good One
William Shambaugh. Parker married his oldest child to a tall, slender lawyer the family barely knew. Aaron Hale carried Abigal's two suitcases out to the carriage. Delia suspected one of the suitcases held nothing but books. Everybody said ...
William Shambaugh, 2009
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Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: 100 Inspirational ...
100 Inspirational Quotations Hand-Lettered by Lisa Congdon. “ I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.”—Augusten Burroughs. Copyright © 2004, 2005 by Island Road, LLC. Published by permission of ...
‎2014
7
A Good Horse is Never a Bad Color
Rashid uses heart-warming and humorous stories to share his techniques of training horses using communication rather than force. Stories of horses, mistrusted and mistreated because of their breeds, will give a new perspective.
Mark Rashid, 1996
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A New Method of Learning to Read, Write, and Speak a ...
He has a good one. — Has the German a good ship ? . — He has none. — Has your tailor a good coat ? — He has a good one. He has two good ones. He has three good ones. — Who has some fine shoes ? — Our shoemaker has some.
Heinrich Gottfried Ollendorff, 1846
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A Good Trade
The summer was a good one for us. A special treat was peaches from the canyon . Most everyone living in the canyon had peaches, and they brought many to trade with us. I did a lot of canning and we were able to enjoy the peaches through ...
John D. Kennedy, 2009
10
Morality : Its Nature and Justification: Its Nature and ...
The necessity of governments to constantly violate the moral rules by restricting freedom makes the distinction between a just government and a good one more difficult to make than the parallel distinction between a just person and a morally  ...
Bernard Gert Stone Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A GOOD ONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a good one is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tony Becca: Where are the good, young fast bowlers?
In those days, New Zealand produced a good one in Richard Hadlee, and the likes of Murray Webb, Bob Cunis, Ewan Chatfield and Chris ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
2
Daytona makeover looks like a good one
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona International Speedway grandstands will look incredibly strange during the races this weekend. «ESPN, Jul 15»
3
Brandon Saad a good investment for Blue Jackets
That's a significant investment to make in Saad but I think it is a good one. In today's NHL it's all about managing your cap and ensuring you get ... «Hockeybuzz.com, Jul 15»
4
Pick-your-own blueberry season looks to be a good one
“The crop is looking great and there's been plenty of moisture to make the berries plump and juicy,” Revicky said. “I encourage everyone to find ... «Bristol Press, Jul 15»
5
'A good one'
“This was a good one for us to get,” Stotler said. “We had to fight for it and that's what our guys did. It was as good a win as we've had.” With the ... «Alton Telegraph, Jul 15»
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Kimi Raikkonen: Sebastian Vettel pairing good for Ferrari
With Vettel saying he is able to learn a lot from his current team-mate, Raikkonen believes the pairing is a good one for Ferrari. - VIDEO: Dubai ... «Sport360°, Jul 15»
7
Time to make a good deal
So while it would have been better to pass a final budget deal before June 30, it's more important that the budget be a good one. The two ... «Greensboro News & Record, Jul 15»
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Column: Wanted, a good budget deal in Raleigh
So while it would have been better to pass a final budget deal before June 30, it's more important that the budget be a good one. The two ... «Burlington Times News, Jul 15»
9
First year of college is good one for Beall
... Chesapeake Bay Aquatic Club swimmer, Great Mills High School graduate and Leonardtown native, Kiley Beall said, “It was a good one.”. «So Md News, Jul 15»
10
Search turns out to be a good one
Some birds just seem to go together. Eastern kingbirds and orchard orioles nesting in the same big sycamore. Piping plovers and least terns ... «Waterbury Republican American, Jul 15»

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