be any good

idiom

: to be useful or helpful
Would an apology be any good?

Examples of be any good in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nobody took me seriously or expected [it] to be any good. Margy Rochlin, Los Angeles Times, 25 Aug. 2023 These AIs will never be any good at creating draft scripts—even of the most formulaic programming—unless their training set includes a giant library of Hollywood scripts. Roger McNamee, WIRED, 19 July 2023 So far, there isn’t really a one-size-fits-all definition, leaving us with awkward, sad experiments that are disconnected from a broader virtual world, ultimately making proposals like the MLB’s feel like a 90s-era internet promise that may or may not be any good. Wes Davis, The Verge, 5 July 2023 There doesn’t seem to be any good reason for it, because this is a little dead-end street that goes to the ocean. Steven Strogatz, Quanta Magazine, 31 May 2023 There doesn’t seem to be any good reason for it, because this is a little dead-end street that goes to the ocean. Steven Strogatz, Quanta Magazine, 31 May 2023 But listen, if one of your coaches is close to the same age as your players, your team not gonna be any good anyway. Hoopshype, USA TODAY, 2 June 2022 There really doesn’t seem to be any good news about inflation for consumers on the horizon. Medora Lee, USA TODAY, 24 June 2022 Photograph: Michael Friberg Most will hear this and think: At that rate, none of the words could possibly be any good. Jason Kehe, WIRED, 23 Mar. 2023

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“Be any good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20any%20good. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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