say+a+good+word+for

  • 1say a good word for — make a good recommendation for …

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  • 2put in a good word for someone — put in a good word (for (someone)) to say positive things about someone. I m applying for a job in your department, so please put in a good word for me. Usage notes: often you put in a good word with someone who has a position of authority …

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  • 3put in a good word for — put in a good word (for (someone)) to say positive things about someone. I m applying for a job in your department, so please put in a good word for me. Usage notes: often you put in a good word with someone who has a position of authority …

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  • 4good word — noun 1. something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable • Syn: ↑recommendation, ↑testimonial • Derivationally related forms: ↑testimonial (for: ↑testimonial), ↑recommend …

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  • 5put in a good word — (for (someone)) to say positive things about someone. I m applying for a job in your department, so please put in a good word for me. Usage notes: often you put in a good word with someone who has a position of authority …

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  • 6put in a good word —    If you put in a good word for someone, you say positive things in support of that person in order to help them.     If you apply for the job, I ll put in a good word for you …

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  • 7not have a good word to say for somebody — not have a good word to ˈsay for sb/sth idiom (informal) to never say anything good about sb/sth • Nobody had a good word to say about him. Main entry: ↑wordidiom …

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  • 8not have a good word to say for something — not have a good word to ˈsay for sb/sth idiom (informal) to never say anything good about sb/sth • Nobody had a good word to say about him. Main entry: ↑wordidiom …

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  • 9good — good1 W1S1 [gud] adj comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(of a high standard)¦ 2¦(skilful)¦ 3¦(what you want)¦ 4¦(pleasant/enjoyable)¦ 5¦(successful/correct)¦ 6¦(suitable)¦ 7¦(useful)¦ …

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  • 10good — 1 /gUd/ adjective comparative better, superlative best /best/ 1 OF A HIGH STANDARD of a high standard: a good reputation | a good quality cloth | a good Muslim | This book is not as good as her last one. | His test scores were good, but hers were …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11word — word1 W1S1 [wə:d US wə:rd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(unit of language)¦ 2 somebody s words 3 have a word 4 want a word 5 not hear/understand/believe a word 6 without (saying) a word 7 say a word/say a few words 8 a word of warning/caution/advice/thanks etc 9… …

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  • 12word — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 unit of language ADJECTIVE ▪ two letter, three letter, etc. ▪ monosyllabic, polysyllabic ▪ two syllable, three syllable …

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  • 13word — 1 noun LANGUAGE/STH YOU SAY OR WRITE 1 (C) the smallest unit of language that people can understand if it is said or written on its own: Write an essay of about five hundred words. | There were a lot of words in the film I couldn t understand. |… …

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  • 14word — word1 [ wɜrd ] noun *** ▸ 1 unit of language ▸ 2 short conversation/talk ▸ 3 news/information ▸ 4 of advice/praise etc. ▸ 5 things someone says/sings ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a single unit of written or spoken language: The Latin word for a table… …

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  • 15word — I UK [wɜː(r)d] / US [wɜrd] noun Word forms word : singular word plural words *** 1) [countable] a single unit of written or spoken language The first word that many babies speak is Mama . Can you read the words on this page? The Latin word for a… …

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  • 16word — /wɜd / (say werd) noun 1. a sound or a combination of sounds, or its written or printed representation, used in any language as the sign of a concept. 2. Grammar an element which can stand alone as an utterance, not divisible into two or more… …

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  • 17word — I n. independent, meaningful linguistic form 1) to coin a word 2) to pronounce, say, utter; write a word (to say a few words about smt.) 3) to mispronounce a word 4) to distort smb. s words 5) to not mince any words ( to speak frankly ) 6) angry …

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  • 18word — /werrd/, n. 1. a unit of language, consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, that functions as a principal carrier of meaning. Words are composed of one or more morphemes and are either the smallest units… …

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  • 19word*/*/*/ — [wɜːd] noun I 1) [C] a single unit of language that expresses a particular meaning by itself The first word that many babies say is ‘Mama .[/ex] Can you read the words on this page?[/ex] The Latin word for a table is ‘mensa .[/ex] 2) words… …

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  • 20word — [wʉrd] n. [ME < OE, akin to Ger wort < IE * werdh (extension of base * wer , to speak, say) > Gr eirein, to speak, L verbum, word] 1. a) a speech sound, or series of them, serving to communicate meaning and consisting of at least one… …

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