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sounds good | sounds great

This page is about the conversational phrase sounds good | sounds great


You can say this if you think someone's suggestion is a good idea.

For example

  • "See you at the pub after work?"
    "Sounds good. See you there."

  • "How about dinner and a movie on Saturday night?"
    "Sounds great!"

This a shorter way of saying "That sounds like a good (or great) idea."

Quick Quiz

Haziq said, "Do you want to meet Umar?" and Zara said, "Sounds good." This means Zara

a. would like to meet Umar

b. thinks Haziq is a good man

c. likes the sound of Umar's name

Contributor: Matt Errey