- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: very good.
- That was a very good play.
- 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter 1, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., […], OCLC 752825175, page 035:
- But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶ […] The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window at the old mare feeding in the meadow below by the brook, and a 'bead' could be drawn upon Molly, the dairymaid, kissing the fogger behind the hedge, little dreaming that the deadly tube was levelled at them.
- A polite acknowledgement of orders or statements.
- 1992 May 3, "Comrade Bingo" Jeeves and Wooster, Series 3, Episode 6:
- - Find out if there's any claret in the cellar, Jeeves.
- - Very good, sir.