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Meaning of "as good as gold" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS GOOD AS GOLD

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WHAT DOES AS GOOD AS GOLD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

as good as gold

Commodity money

Commodity money is money whose value comes from a commodity of which it is made. Commodity money consists of objects that have value in themselves as well as value in their use as money. Examples of commodities that have been used as mediums of exchange include gold, silver, copper, salt, peppercorns, large stones, decorated belts, shells, alcohol, cigarettes, cannabis, candy, cocoa beans and barley. These items were sometimes used in a metric of perceived value in conjunction to one another, in various commodity valuation or price system economies.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS GOOD AS GOLD

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
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
as long as

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS GOOD AS GOLD

African marigold
cloth of gold
Dutch gold
filled gold
fool´s gold
free gold
French marigold
gold
mangold
marigold
marsh marigold
mosaic gold
old gold
pot marigold
radiogold
Rheingold
rolled gold
rolled-gold
white gold
worth one´s weight in gold

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as good as gold» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS GOOD AS GOLD

Find out the translation of as good as gold to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as good as gold 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 gold» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不如金
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tan bueno como el oro
570 millions of speakers

English

as good as gold
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सोने के रूप में अच्छा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جيدة مثل الذهب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

как хорошо, как золото
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tão bom como o ouro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সোনা হিসাবে ভাল হিসাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aussi bon que l´or
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dan emas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

so gut wie Gold
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

とても良い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

금 만큼 좋은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kaya emas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tốt như vàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தங்கம் போன்ற நல்லது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोन्यासारखेच चांगले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

altın kadar iyi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

buono come l´oro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tak dobre jak złoto
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

як добре , як золото
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la fel de bun ca aurul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τόσο καλό όσο ο χρυσός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

so goed soos goud
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lika bra som guld
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så godt som gull
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as good as gold

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS GOOD AS GOLD»

The term «as good as gold» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.371 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 GOLD» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS GOOD AS GOLD»

Discover the use of as good as gold in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as good as gold 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
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
3
As Good as Gold
Shirlee Smith. waved good-bye to Penny as she got into her parents' jet car. Mrs. Wise called out to Mark just before they left, “I hope you two have learned your lesson! In the future, young man, I expect you two to behave and not ever miss the ...
Shirlee Smith
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As Good as Gold: A Play in One Act
A Play in One Act Laurence Housman. Father, and you, Brother. Yes, let Tier lie. Will you give your blessing, Father, to a poor man ? Francis. The Lord bless you and keep you, Brother. The Lord make his face to shine upon you, Brother.
Laurence Housman, 1916
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As Good as Gold
Heidi Wessman Kneale. Table of Contents As GoodAs Gold Copyright Dedication As Good as Gold A word aboutthe author... Also availablefrom The Wild Rose Press, Inc. As Good As Gold by Heidi Wessman Kneale.
Heidi Wessman Kneale, 2014
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Friends Are As Good As Gold
PPP Inc., Sarah M. Hupp. Friends UAb^ as GoodVas Peter Pauper Press, Inc. For my family, because of your encouragement, patience anc) love. Written and compiled by Sarah M. Hupp DESIGNED BY Kerr EN Barb as riendship is the ...
PPP Inc., Sarah M. Hupp, 1999
7
Foreign Currency Financial Reporting from Euro to Yen to ...
The common English phrase “as good as gold” no longer applies literally to currency. Currencies exist by fiat. The currencies issued for use by a government as money are deemed legal tender by that same government, simply by declaration ...
Robert Rowan, 2011
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The Great Reflation: How Investors Can Profit From the New ...
Gold backing limited the quantity of paper a central bank could issue to the point where paper was considered “as good as gold.” That was the theory. The practice was not always the same. Countries and empires come and go, and so do ...
J. Anthony Boeckh, 2010
9
Big Sky Grooms
Susan Mallery, Bronwyn Williams, Carolyn Davidson. As Good as Gold Bronwyn Williams To my beloved granddaughter, Cherylyn Ruth, whose image is reflected As Good as Gold.
Susan Mallery, Bronwyn Williams, Carolyn Davidson, 2010
10
The Growth of the International Economy, 1820-1960: An ...
Sterling was as good as gold, and in some respects even better, because it was more convenient, in the sense that British exporters and importers, who dominated world trade, preferred to draw and to be drawn on in pounds sterling, and ...
A. G. Kenwood, A. L. Lougheed, 1971

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

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as good as gold is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Set free, senior convicts struggle to re-enter society
“That's as good as gold. This is called your prescription. You leave out of here with a prescription to stay alive and free.” For now, Washington ... «Al Jazeera America, Jul 15»
2
State championship was the final piece to Tyler Burger's track and …
Tyler Burger was as good as gold for Northwest while finishing first in the PIAA boys track and field 300 hurdles, giving him four PIAA medals ... «Wilkes Barre Times-Leader, Jul 15»
3
Charlotte Crosby shares a snap of her adorable fluffy puppy on …
Online: "She's a Pomeranian! She's beautiful isn't she? It's her second day now and she's been as good as gold." The Geordie Shore star's new ... «OK! Magazine, Jul 15»
4
A Counterintuitive Greek Lesson
The dollar may no longer be as good as gold, but it's still the currency the whole world wants, including every international bad guy from ... «Dividend.com, Jul 15»
5
Sometimes it's better to be a listener than a talker
They feel their opinions are as good as gold, and they proclaim them proudly. What they perceive to be great wisdom causes others to feel pity ... «The Daily Breeze, Jun 15»
6
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, State Senator Loni Hancock, challenge …
As can be an adverb “as good as gold” but more than not, a subordinate conjunction, which is its use here. The sentence doesn't say be as ... «Berkeleyside, Jun 15»
7
Wright move for Hawks' Ben
'Ben has been fantastic for us and as good as gold. Dynamic Dart Advertisement. 'To be fair, he did well to start with but he picked up a couple ... «Portsmouth News, Jun 15»
8
Going 'Back to the Future' 30 years later
The plot was as good as gold in 1985, and it still holds up today with the film being hailed as an icon of the decade. Heck, even President ... «Green Bay Press Gazette, Jun 15»
9
Pontefract review: Richard Hannon saddles double at the track
Paint The Star (15/8) shrugged off As Good As Gold to make all in the Wilfred Underwood Memorial Classified Stakes for a two-length verdict. «SkySports, Jun 15»
10
Maclaren brothers banned and Hendon fined after bar brawl
Away from the pitch they are as good as gold and have shown immense loyalty to the club and manager [Gary McCann]. “We aren't going to do ... «Ham&High, Jun 15»

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