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Idioms

so far, so good

This page is about the idiom so far, so good

INFORMAL

Meaning

You can say "so far, so good" when you're in the middle of doing something, and everything has been going well.

For example

  • Tom: "How's the new job going?" Jerry: "So far, so good."

  • At half-time, the coach looked at his players and said, "So far, so good, but the job's not done yet. Get back out there and fight till the end."

Quick Quiz

We were in the middle of the meeting, and I leaned over to Jenny and whispered, "So far, so good" after

a. she'd made a terrible mistake

b. we'd answered all their questions

c. our boss had fainted and fallen over

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Contributor: Matt Errey