good riddance (to something)

good riddance (to something)
good ˈriddance (to sb/sth) idiom
an unkind way of saying that you are pleased that sb/sth has gone

‘Goodbye and good riddance!’ she said to him angrily as he left.

Main entry:riddanceidiom

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  • good riddance — {n.} A loss that you are glad about. Often used as an exclamation, and in the sentence good riddance to bad rubbish . To show that you are glad that something or somebody has been taken or sent away. * /The boys thought it was good riddance when… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • good riddance — {n.} A loss that you are glad about. Often used as an exclamation, and in the sentence good riddance to bad rubbish . To show that you are glad that something or somebody has been taken or sent away. * /The boys thought it was good riddance when… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • good\ riddance — noun A loss that you are glad about. Often used as an exclamation, and in the sentence good riddance to bad rubbish . To show that you are glad that something or somebody has been taken or sent away. The boys thought it was good riddance when the …   Словарь американских идиом

  • good riddance — I m happy that someone or something is gone. Peter and his nasty dog have finally moved out. Good riddance! Usage notes: the full form of the phrase is good riddance to bad rubbish, which is sometimes used …   New idioms dictionary

  • good riddance — used when you lose something and you are happy about it Good riddance he said when the computer broke down and he had to buy another one …   Idioms and examples

  • good riddance to bad rubbish — used to show you are glad that someone or something has been taken or sent away Good riddance to bad rubbish! I never liked him and I am glad that he has finally left …   Idioms and examples

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