that's a good boy/girl/dog (etc.)

idiom

used especially to praise a child or animal for obeying
Please pick up your toys. That's a good girl.Sit. That's a good dog.

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“That's a good boy/girl/dog (etc.).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/that%27s%20a%20good%20boy%2Fgirl%2Fdog%20%28etc.%29. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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