for good measure
phrasal in addition to the minimum required ; as an extra

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • for good measure — {adv. phr.} As something more added to what is expected or needed; as an extra. * /He sold me the car at a cheap price and included the radio for good measure./ * /She puts in the spices the recipe calls for and then adds an extra pinch for good… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for good measure — {adv. phr.} As something more added to what is expected or needed; as an extra. * /He sold me the car at a cheap price and included the radio for good measure./ * /She puts in the spices the recipe calls for and then adds an extra pinch for good… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for good measure — ► if something is given or done for good measure, it is given or done in addition to other things: »They re offering a good salary, with a company car thrown in for good measure. Main Entry: ↑measure …   Financial and business terms

  • for good measure — ► for good measure as an amount or item beyond that which is strictly required. Main Entry: ↑measure …   English terms dictionary

  • for good measure — adverb in addition (as to close a deal) (Freq. 1) the car salesman threw in the radio, for good measure * * * AS A BONUS, as an extra, into the bargain, to boot, in addition, besides, as well. → measure * * * adverb : in addition to the minimum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • for good measure — if you do something or add something for good measure, you do it or add it in addition to something else. In today s programme we have a full report on today s top football matches, with some cricket and athletics thrown in for good measure. I… …   New idioms dictionary

  • for\ good\ measure — adv. phr. As something more added to what is expected or needed; as an extra. He sold me the car at a cheap price and included the radio for good measure. She puts in the spices the recipe calls for and then adds an extra pinch for good measure.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • for good measure — adding enough or a bit more than required    For good measure, we added a bottle of wine to the punch …   English idioms

  • for good measure — she added a couple of chili peppers for good measure Syn: as a bonus, as an extra, into the bargain, to boot, in addition, besides, as well …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • for good measure — as a way of making something complete or better Throw in a splash of red wine for good measure …   English dictionary

  • for good measure — idi as an extra: In addition to dessert, they served chocolates for good measure[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

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