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    joham is offline Key Member
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    be good with sb

    Circus Days Again (by Enid Blyton) contains this sentence:

    All animals are good with you.

    Could we rewrite the sentence as 'All animals are good to you'? And any difference between the two sentences?

    Thank you very much.

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    Question Re: be good with sb

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    Circus Days Again (by Enid Blyton) contains this sentence:

    All animals are good with you.

    Could we rewrite the sentence as 'All animals are good to you'? And any difference between the two sentences?

    Thank you very much.
    I think the original sentence is fine. "Be good with" means behave well so the animals are good with you implies that they will not be dangerous; they will be fun to be around. You may enjoy their company.
    Hope this helps a bit.
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    Dawood

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