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good antennae

goede voelsprieten

someone with good antennae is good at noticing things

good as gold

je netjes gedragen

if children are as good as gold, they behave very well

good fences make good neighbours

met je eigen zaken bemoeien

mind your own business and respect the privacy of others

good hand

goede hulp

if you are a good hand at something, you do it well

good samaritan

goede samaritaan

a good samaritan is a person who helps others in need

good shape

goede conditie

if something is in good shape, it's in good condition if a person is in good shape, they are fit and healthy

good to go

het is akkoord

someone or something that meets your approval is good to go

goody two-shoes

iemand die altijd lief en aardig is

someone who tries to be as good and virtous as humanly possible

grab the bulls by its horns

de koe bij de horens vatten

if you grab (take) the bull by its horns, you deal directly with a problem

grain of salt

korreltje zout

when you take something with a grain of salt, you don't believe it all

grass roots

grass roots

the ordinary people or voters

gravy train

op rozen zitten

someone who is on the gravy train, has found an easy way to make lots of money