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Meaning of "to have had a good war" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO HAVE HAD A GOOD WAR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO HAVE HAD A GOOD WAR

to go off the deep end
to go pear-shaped
to go to extremes
to go to great lengths to do sth
to go walkies
to hand
to handle sb with kid gloves
to hate sb´s guts
to have a roving eye
to have feelings for sb
to have mixed feelings about sth
to have no hesitation in doing sth
to have sb by the short and curlies
to have sb´s guts for garters
to have taken leave of your senses
to heel
to hit the bookstands
to horse!
to keep sb posted
to know the ropes

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO HAVE HAD A GOOD WAR

bidding war
civil war
cod war
cold war
council of war
declaration of war
dirty war
flame war
ground war
guerrilla war
holy war
limited war
man o´ war
opium war
prisoner of war
sloop of war
state of war
theatre of war
trade war
turf war

Synonyms and antonyms of to have had a good war in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to have had a good war» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

已经有一个很好的战争
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de haber tenido una buena guerra
570 millions of speakers

English

to have had a good war
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक अच्छा युद्ध पड़ा है
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لكان حربا جيدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

имели хорошую войну
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ter tido uma boa guerra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি ভাল যুদ্ধ ছিল আছে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avoir eu une bonne guerre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk mempunyai perang yang baik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

einen guten Krieg gehabt haben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

良い戦争があったと
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

좋은 전쟁 이 있었다 합니다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo nindakake perang apik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đã có một cuộc chiến tranh tốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு நல்ல போர் இருந்தது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक चांगला युद्ध झाला आहे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Iyi bir savaş geçirmiş olmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di aver avuto una buona guerra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

aby miały dobrą wojnę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мали добру війну
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

să fi avut un război bun
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να είχε μια καλή πολέμου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

het ´n goeie oorlog gehad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att ha haft ett gott krig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å ha hatt en god krig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to have had a good war

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO HAVE HAD A GOOD WAR»

The term «to have had a good war» is regularly used and occupies the 91.763 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO HAVE HAD A GOOD WAR»

Discover the use of to have had a good war in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to have had a good war and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Literature, Politics, and Culture in Postwar Britain
As Calder remarks, some men were said to have had 'a good war', but 'very few women can have come out of it with a better footing on the career ladder, or with enhanced personal prestige. The war trampled roughshod through women's ...
Alan Sinfield, 1989
2
British Cinema in the Fifties: Gender, Genre and the 'New Look'
It was possible to have had a 'good war' in the sense not only that you were still alive at the end of it but also that your position in terms of a post-war career had actually improved. Such men could feel, rather guiltily, that the war had opened up ...
Christine Geraghty, 2002
3
Introduction to the Voluntary Sector
In confronting the new situation, it had some assets. If the war had been a stimulus for expansion of the state sector of welfare, the voluntary sector could also claim to have 'had a good war'. In the process, it had also changed and developed.
Rodney Hedley, Colin Rochester, Justin Davis Smith, 2005
4
Iron Britannia: Time to Take the Great out of Britain
There, the gung-ho Dr Owen was deemed to have had a 'good war' and to have emerged as a credible leader of the new party. He stood against Jenkins in the first SDP leadership ballot and with significant press support gained 40% of the ...
Anthony Barnett, 2012
5
Landscapes of Loss: The National Past in Postwar French Cinema
... say, Jean-Paul Sartre or Michel Foucault—looked too closely at what had happened during the Occupation, it may have been because “very few intellectuals of any political stripe could claim to have had a 'good' war, as Albert Camus did.
Naomi Greene, 1999
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Intrepid Warriors: Perspectives on Canadian Military Leaders
This chapter covers Layard's sea-time during the Second World War — and he can be said to have had a good war — focusing primarily on his command of EG- 9 during the challenging inshore campaign against the U-boats in the waters off ...
Bernd Horn, 2007
7
Political and Legal Perspectives
It was not an issue, in the context of other postwar political and social problems, which generated significant controversy. The Church of England might be said to have had a 'good war'. Protestant Dissent, it subsequently became apparent, ...
Keith Robbins, 2010
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The Wandering Path
Like most of the people he had met who had been reputed to have had 'a good war', Brigadier Copeland, apart from the obvious military connection as borne out by his overcoat and other indicators, was quite unlike someone stamped in a ...
Carlo Ardito, 2007
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Chymica Acta
In the immediate post-war years British made cameras sold well abroad. Most were still pre-war designs but at last some modern British 35mm cameras began to be marketed. The photographic industry was perceived to have had a good war.
Frank Greenaway, 2007
10
The Rise and Fall of State-Owned Enterprise in the Western World
... manufacturer Short Brothers was taken over only after it failed to meet flow production targets. The aircraft and armaments industries indeed were perceived to have had a "good war" and for that reason were also unlikely to be touched in  ...
Pierangelo Maria Toninelli, 2000

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