for good measure

for good measure
adverb
in addition (as to close a deal) (Freq. 1)
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the car salesman threw in the radio, for good measure

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AS A BONUS, as an extra, into the bargain, to boot, in addition, besides, as well.

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adverb
: in addition to the minimum required : as an extra

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for good measure
As something extra or above the minimum necessary
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Main Entry:measure

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for good measure phrase
as a way of making something complete or better

Throw in a splash of red wine for good measure.

Thesaurus: too much, extra and moresynonym
Main entry: measure

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in addition to what has already been done, said, or given

he added a couple of chili peppers for good measure

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for good measure — see measure, 1
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Main Entry:good
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for good measure
: as something added or extra

He performed his most recent songs, and then threw in a couple of old ones for good measure.

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Main Entry:measure

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for good ˈmeasure idiom
as an extra amount of sth in addition to what has already been done or given

Use 50g of rice per person and an extra spoonful for good measure.

‘I'm no good at puzzles. I can't even do crosswords,’ she added for good measure.

Main entry:measureidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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