good for someone (comparative better for someone, superlative best for someone)
- Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see good, for.
- Eating fruit is good for you.
- The litigation is not good for anybody.
1997, Carlin, George, “GOOD FOR HEADACHES”, in Brain Droppings, New York: Hyperion Books, →ISBN, LCCN 96-52373, OCLC 36084460, OL 26335012M, page 68:
Sometimes on television they tell you a product is "good for headaches." I don't want something that's good for headaches. I want something that's bad for headaches. And good for me.
good for someone
- An exclamation of encouragement or congratulation.
- Synonyms: well done, get you; see also Thesaurus:well done
You got married? Good for you!
The president doesn’t dodge “what if” questions. Good for him!
- A sarcastic statement that the fact at hand is uninteresting, unimpressive, or irrelevant
- Synonym: I don't care
He has a diploma from Harvard? Good for him, he's still not qualified for this job.
Did you know he's dating someone? Good for him!
an exclamation of encouragement or congratulation