429 – Using Prepositions with GOOD -English Grammar Lesson

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I was speaking with a friend of mine the other day over a cup of coffee. He seemed pretty surprised when I told him that I drink more than 3 cups of Joe everyday. Hey man that’s not good for you, he said, and that got me thinking. Good is an interesting adjective because we can use it with a number of different prepositions. So for today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at the different prepositions we can use with good.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Tom is good at playing tennis but not good at golf.
  • I think I am pretty good at cooking.
  • Eating veggies is good for you.
  • Smoking is not good for you.
  • That’s good for me.
  • This wrench is good for opening bolts.
  • Bob’s computer is good for gaming.
  • Both of Jane’s kids are good in school.
  • I’m pretty good in math but not so good in science.
  • There is no good in worrying about something that you have no control over.
  • There is no good in trying to talk to the boss about a raise. The company never gives raises.
  • It was good of Jack to pick you up at the airport. What a nice guy!
  • It’s so good of you to help me clean out this garage. Thanks!
  • It’s so good to see you here. Long time no see!
    It’s good to study hard every day.
    It’s good to know a little bit of the local language wen you travel overseas.
    What do you think is good to do every day?
  • The boss is always good to us and never makes us work overtime.
    The children were very good to each other and played well.
    Is your boss usually good to you?

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