Definition of be any or no or much good in English:

be any (or no or much) good

  • 1Have some (or none or a lot of) merit: tell me whether that picture is any good
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    • I'll take the camera but there are no guarantees that the pictures will be any good; usually I can only manage blurred, chopped off heads and just plain naff!
    • When I went off to grad school after college, I decided to start writing down all the little ideas I had during the day, whether they were any good or not (this is all starting to sound very familiar).
    • You would think that he might want to assess whether they were any good or not, or at least meet them, before giving them the long white envelopes.
  • 1.1Be of some (or none or a lot of) help in dealing with a situation: it’s no good arguing with him
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    • Arguing with them is no good, especially as that labels you as a member of the opposition party.
    • It was no good arguing that wage levels reflected forced labour and the absence of union rights or that competition was unfair - the old system was flawed.
    • It was argued that it is no good earmarking funds for footballing academies if the fear is that clubs are about to lose a generation of supporters.
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