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so far, so good

This page is about the idiom so far, so good


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