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I just think, certainly for live music it should look as good as it sounds.
Adam Ant

Meaning of "as good as" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS GOOD AS

as good as play
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WHAT DOES AS GOOD AS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of as good as in the English dictionary

The definition of as good as in the dictionary is virtually; practically.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS GOOD AS

as all that
as best one can
as broad as it is long
as dead as a dodo
as dead as a doornail
as dull as ditchwater
as far as
as far as I can see
as for
as from
as good as gold
as good as one´s word
as hell
as how
as if
as is
as it were
as large as life
AS level
as likely as not

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS GOOD AS

as far as
as long as
as soon as
as well as
being as
even as
forasmuch as
in so far as
inasmuch as
insofar as
much as
so as
such as

Synonyms and antonyms of as good as in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as good as» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS GOOD AS

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

Translator English - Chinese

不如
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tan bueno como
570 millions of speakers

English

as good as
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के रूप में अच्छा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جيدة مثل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

так хорошо, как
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tão bom quanto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এটার মতো ভালো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aussi bien que
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sebaik sahaja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

so gut wie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ほど良く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

만큼 좋은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kaya sing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tốt như
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நல்லது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

म्हणून चांगले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kadar iyi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

buono come
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tak dobre jak
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

так добре , як
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la fel de bun ca
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τόσο καλή όσο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

so goed soos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lika bra som
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så godt som
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as good as

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS GOOD AS»

The term «as good as» is very widely used and occupies the 366 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS GOOD AS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «as good as» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «as good as» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «AS GOOD AS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as good as.
1
Eddie Albert
I was not really as good as I should have been.
2
Adam Ant
I just think, certainly for live music it should look as good as it sounds.
3
Clive Barker
I firmly believe that a story is only as good as the villain.
4
Saul Bellow
A man is only as good as what he loves.
5
Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
And since discriminating fans can pick and choose exactly what they want to buy, artists and their labels are more conscious than they've ever been of making sure that every song on a new album is as good as can be.
6
Julie Christie
I was utilized because I have a certain face that works well in cinema, and I'm used to making myself look as good as possible.
7
Enrico Colantoni
I never get tired of talking about 'Galaxy Quest.' I am so proud of that movie. Our only fear was that we were having so much fun making the movie we got concerned it might not be as good as we thought it was going to be.
8
George William Curtis
Imagination is as good as many voyages - and how much cheaper!
9
Christopher Darden
In some ways I'm still recovering from the trial. My health is not as good as it ought to be. I've gone back to practicing law and it seems to have taken a toll for whatever reason.
10
Lucy Deakins
Soaps have a schedule where you have to be done in 15 minutes. With an hour show, there's no way to get off schedule. On a movie, it's a lot easier to go back and reshoot scenes. I wasn't used to that at all... taking the time to really make each scene as good as it can be, which you can't do on soaps.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS GOOD AS»

Discover the use of as good as in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as good as and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Good as Gold
Dr. Bruce Gold, a forty-eight-year-old Jewish professor of English, faces the possibilities of being appointed to a high State Department position and being disowned by his family
Joseph Heller, 1997
2
None of Us is As Good As All of Us: How McDonald's Prospers ...
This is the first inside look at how a major corporation manages to translate its commitment to diversity into long-term business success.
Patricia Sowell Harris, 2009
3
As Good as She Imagined: The Redeeming Story of the Angel of ...
But this inspirational book recounts far more than the events of “the tragedy of Tucson.” Written by Christina’s mother (with New York Times best-selling biographer Jerry Jenkins), As Good as She Imagined celebrates this little ...
Roxanna Green, 2012
4
As Good as Dead
A story of suspense and intrigue, this is the exciting and captivating conclusion to the Angel Delaney Mysteries.
Patricia H. Rushford, 2005
5
As Good As A Dog: The Custody Trial
AS GOOD AS A DOG A DOG CAN LIE ABOUT SOMEONE BUT NOT LIE ABOUT SOMEONE "The justice system is, unfortunately, often not a friend of the family or the truth.
David Rathman, 2011
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As Good As Dead
As a serial killer with a penchant for redheads terrorizes the town of Cherokee Pointe, Tennessee, socialite Reve Sorrell searches for the truth surrounding her family history with the help of Sheriff Jacob Butler, but sometimes the past is ...
Beverly Barton, 2007
7
Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise
Accountable examines present-day conditions and the consequences for America. At its core, this book is a tool with which the community can evaluate the successes or failures of its political leaders and of itself.
Tavis Smiley, 2009
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As Good As I Could Be: A Memoir About Raising Wonderful ...
Cheever describes her children as smart, kind, and connected; As Good as I Could Be is the story of how that happened. Cheever reveals the challenges, the joys, and the heartbreaks of being a parent.
Susan Cheever, 2001
9
As Good as Gold: 1 Woman, 9 Sports, 10 Countries, and a ...
In As Good as Gold, Bertine proves she has something more valuable than an Olympic medal. She’s got Olympic mettle. When it comes to the human heart, she takes the gold. From the Hardcover edition.
Kathryn Bertine, 2010
10
As Good as it Gets: What School Reform Brought to Austin
Larry Cuban takes a richly detailed history of the Austin, Texas, school district, under Superintendent Pat Forgione, to ask the question that few politicians and school reformers want to touch.
Larry Cuban, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS GOOD AS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as good as is used in the context of the following news items.
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PlanetSide 2 on PS4 is just as good as the PC
The latest free-to-play game for PS4 promises thousands of players in Halo-like battles, but does it work as well as the PC version? «Metro, Jul 15»
2
Economists say unemployment rate not as good as it sounds
The unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since 2008, but the numbers aren't as good as many economists had hoped. This past month ... «wwlp.com, Jul 15»
3
Steven Matz throws six shutout innings as Mets beat Dodgers
LOS ANGELES - For Steven Matz, the sequel proved nearly as good as the original. In his second big-league start, the Long Island lefty ... «Newsday, Jul 15»
4
10 Degrees: First-half awards feature Max Scherzer as king of the hill
In a loaded group, he may well be the favorite, as good as Pederson has been. 1. Joc Pederson 2. Kris Bryant 3. Maikel Franco. The AL is an ... «Yahoo Sports, Jul 15»
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MasterCard is testing a pay-by-selfie app – but it's not as good as it …
MasterCard is testing an app that allows users to pay for items by taking a picture of their face. Unfortunately, you can't get by on just your good ... «London Loves Business, Jul 15»
6
Ryan Harris as good as anyone who has played for Australia …
London: Test captain Michael Clarke labelled Ryan Harris "as good as anyone who has played for Australia" after the fast bowler announced ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
7
Angel di Maria is as good as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo …
Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has stood up to critics of his club-and-country team-mate Angel di Maria, and he says the £60million ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
8
'The English Spy' Is Just As Good As Expected, If Not Better
It's summertime and the temperature is heating up, and so are the best seller lists thanks to the arrival of Daniel Silva's latest novel THE ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
9
US health insurers: as good as it gets
Good trades look so simple in retrospect. On 23 March 2010 the US Affordable Care Act — Obamacare — was passed. It was designed to ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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Review: Magic Mike XXL Is Not as Good as Magic Mike, and That …
Magic Mike XXL is not as good as Magic Mike, and it is so, so much better for it. If the first film was marked by anything it was cognitive ... «The Mary Sue, Jul 15»

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