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 Good as Gold.Good Wine needs no Bush. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Good for Anything.
 
Ripe for any sort of work.   1
        “After a man has had a year or two at this sort of work, he is good … . for anything.”—Boldrewood: Robbery under Arms, chap. xi.
   Not good for anything. Utterly worthless; used up or worn down.   2
 


 Good as Gold.Good Wine needs no Bush. 

 
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