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    Itasan is offline Member
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    OISHII
    Literally 'delicious'. In this country, this is now
    sometimes used to mean 'beneficial'.
    a delicious job, delicious news, a delicious proposal, etc.
    Is there a similar colloquial expression in English?
    Thank you.

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    In BrE, we can use 'tasty' in this way.

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    <surprise>

    Do you think so, tdol?

    Sometimes males are described as "tasty" by admiring females; but tasty news, tasty proposals, tasty jobs?

    (Personally, I feel "quite good" or "not bad" is enough...)

    MrP

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    Maybe "nice":
    A nice girl, nice weather, nice shoes...

    Alain

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    Yes, "nice" would suffice.

    I would feel an overpowering urge to slap anyone who talked about "delicious news".

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    The job's a tasty little number.

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    Thank you very much, everybody.

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