good and proper

good and proper
ˌgood and ˈproper f13 idiom

That's messed things up good and proper.

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  • good and proper — informal if someone does something good and proper, they do it completely and with a lot of force. He warned me off good and proper after I kissed his girlfriend …   New idioms dictionary

  • good and proper — good/right and proper socially and morally acceptable. There is a long held assumption that motherhood is the right and proper path for a woman to take …   New idioms dictionary

  • good and --- — {adv.}, {informal} Very; completely. * /John s father was good and mad when John came home late./ * /Jack knew good and well that Tom had thrown the snowball at him./ * /I pushed Bill good and hard./ * /Susan wouldn t come out till she was good… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • good and --- — {adv.}, {informal} Very; completely. * /John s father was good and mad when John came home late./ * /Jack knew good and well that Tom had thrown the snowball at him./ * /I pushed Bill good and hard./ * /Susan wouldn t come out till she was good… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • good\ and\ --- — adv informal Very; completely. John s father was good and mad when John came home late. Jack knew good and well that Tom had thrown the snowball at him. I pushed Bill good and hard. Susan wouldn t come out till she was good and ready. I beat Joe… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • right and proper — good/right and proper socially and morally acceptable. There is a long held assumption that motherhood is the right and proper path for a woman to take …   New idioms dictionary

  • For good and all — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Science of Good and Evil — Infobox Book name = The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule author = Michael Shermer publisher = Henry Holt and Company release date = 2004 media type = Print (hardcover and paperback) pages …   Wikipedia

  • INCLINATION, GOOD AND EVIL — There is a biblical basis to the idea of the existence in man s nature of an instinctive tendency or impulse (yeẓer as in Ps. 103:14 from yaẓar, i.e., to form or create as in Gen. 2:8), which, left to itself, would lead to his undoing by… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • proper — prop|er1 W2S1 [ˈprɔpə US ˈpra:pər] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: propre, from Latin proprius own ] 1.) [only before noun] right, suitable, or correct ▪ Everything was in its proper place (=where it should be) . ▪ the proper way to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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