One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In addition to what has already been done or said.‘he added a couple of chillies for good measure’
as a bonus, as an extra, into the bargain, to boot, in addition, besides, as wellView synonyms
- ‘There's even some romance thrown in for good measure.’
- ‘Some have even thrown insurance into the mix for good measure.’
- ‘He had on his hunting clothes but he added a cloak for good measure.’
- ‘I scrawled the word on the board and underlined it twice for good measure.’
- ‘Haley rolls her eyes and splashes him one more time for good measure.’
- ‘He didn't let the weakness last long; he shoved me again for good measure.’
- ‘I crossed my fingers underneath the table, and my legs too for good measure.’
- ‘All the major hits are here with a couple of new tracks thrown in for good measure.’
- ‘A cash bonus of £25 is being offered to those who open an account online and free annual travel insurance is thrown in for good measure.’
- ‘Could I have a copy of your report just for good measure?’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.