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  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: very good.
    That was a very good play.
    • 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter 1, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., [], →OCLC:
      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.


very good

  1. A polite acknowledgement of orders or statements.
    • 1992 May 3, “Comrade Bingo”, in Jeeves and Wooster, season 3, episode 6:
      B.W. Wooster: If you ask me, art is responsible for most of the trouble in the world.
      R. Jeeves: An interesting theory, sir. Would you care to expatiate upon it?
      Wooster: As a matter of fact, no, Jeeves. The thought just occurred to me, as thoughts do.
      Jeeves: Very good, sir.
    - Find out if there's any claret in the cellar, Jeeves.
    - Very good, sir.