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    #1

    Then you can quit for good

    What does he mean by "Then you can quit for good"?
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    Re: Then you can quit for good

    To quit = to give up
    For good = forever
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    Re: Then you can quit for good

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    For good = forever
    A lot of ESL learners in my country think that "for good" means "for the better". I'm curious if students in other countries make the same mistake.

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    Re: Then you can quit for good

    Well, in their defence, it can mean something similar.

    "XXX is a force for good." I suppose it doesn't really mean "for the better" but it's certainly closer to that than it is to "forever" in that context.
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