good question


used to say that one doesn't know the answer to a question
"How can we reduce expenses without cutting important programs?" "(That's a) good question."

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Recent Examples on the Web Then creating a good question database and an interview process that thoroughly brings out the indicators for potential. - Gonca Icoren, Energy Vault Inc. 11. Utilize The DISC Assessment Now more than ever, professionals are changing careers and breaking into new fields. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 With the caveats that artistic awards are always an exercise in subjectivity and that infinite factors are at play in determining them, a good question to ask is why a man playing a blond avatar of perfection felt like a braver feat than a woman doing the same? Rebecca Sun, The Hollywood Reporter, 25 Jan. 2024 What are some examples? Kohan: This is a good question, because trash talk can be used for many reasons — and talkers can use all sorts of tactics. Greg Hanlon, Peoplemag, 21 Dec. 2023 That’s a really, really good question—I’m going to say my collard greens. Okla Jones, Essence, 20 Dec. 2023 Midway through the debate, the moderator Dana Perino asked a good question (not her only one) of former Vice-President Pence. Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker, 28 Sep. 2023 Your question is a good question, because there’s so many other elements that come in. David Marchese David Marchese Photograph By Mamadi Doumbouya, New York Times, 1 Oct. 2023 And why sports, specifically? Taylor Rooks: Oh my god, this is a good question. Okla Jones, Essence, 15 Sep. 2023 This is a good question, as making two monthly loan payments can increase the risk of missing a payment or being late. Elizabeth Rivelli, Car and Driver, 22 Aug. 2023

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“Good question.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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