it's a good idea to do something

it's a good idea to do something
used for giving someone advice about what they should do

It's a good idea to keep the engine running for a while.


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  • idea — i|de|a [ aı diə ] noun *** 1. ) count a thought that you have about how to do something or how to deal with something: What a brilliant idea! idea for: an idea for a new TV show have an idea: Then I had an idea: We could stay with Mark. get an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • idea */*/*/ — UK [aɪˈdɪə] / US [aɪˈdɪə] noun Word forms idea : singular idea plural ideas Metaphor: An idea or theory is like a building or structure. Developing an idea is like building something, and destroying an idea is like destroying a building. Their… …   English dictionary

  • idea — noun 1 PLAN/SUGGESTION (C) a plan or suggestion for a possible course of action, especially one that you think of suddenly (+ for): What gave you the idea for the book? (+ of): What do you think about John s idea of recruiting two new people? |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • good — good1 W1S1 [gud] adj comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(of a high standard)¦ 2¦(skilful)¦ 3¦(what you want)¦ 4¦(pleasant/enjoyable)¦ 5¦(successful/correct)¦ 6¦(suitable)¦ 7¦(useful)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good — [[t]g ʊd[/t]] ♦ better, best 1) ADJ GRADED Good means pleasant or enjoyable. We had a really good time together... I know they would have a better life here... There s nothing better than a good cup of hot coffee... It s so good to hear your… …   English dictionary

  • Good and evil — In religion, ethics, and philosophy, the phrase, good and evil refers to the location of objects, desires, and behaviors on a two way spectrum, with one direction being morally positive ( good ), and the other morally negative ( evil ). Good is a …   Wikipedia

  • good — 1 /gUd/ adjective comparative better, superlative best /best/ 1 OF A HIGH STANDARD of a high standard: a good reputation | a good quality cloth | a good Muslim | This book is not as good as her last one. | His test scores were good, but hers were …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • idea — [[t]aɪdi͟ːə[/t]] ♦ ideas 1) N COUNT: oft adj N, N to inf, N of n/ ing An idea is a plan, suggestion, or possible course of action. It s a good idea to keep a stock of slimmers meals for when you re too busy or tired to cook... I really like the… …   English dictionary

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