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    hello

    what is the meaning of "" it is good to be true""


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    Re: idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by hanygeorge
    hello

    what is the meaning of "" it is good to be true""


    thanks
    I think the idiom you are sseking is "It is too good to be true."

    This idiom can be used positively or negatively.

    A person receives a surprise award from his colleagues. He says "This is too good to be true." It means that he is very happy and never expected anything so wonderful to happen.

    A person receives an e-mail. You have won a contest. You're prize is an all-expense paid vacation in Florida. Just call this number (charge is $2.99/minute) to collect your prize. The person deletes the e-mail, saying "That sounds too good to be true." In that case, the person believes that it is a false prize and it is going to cost him money.

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    Re: idiom

    What Mike said. :wink:

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