as good as it gets

idiom

Definition of as good as it gets

informal
1 used to say that nothing better is possible or available It's not a great restaurant, but in this part of the city, it's as good as it gets.
2 used to say that something is very good and cannot be improved There's nothing I enjoy more than spending time at home with my family. That's as good as it gets.

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“As good as it gets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20good%20as%20it%20gets. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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