What does this phrase mean? And in what cases is it appropriate to use it?
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Definition from Cambridge Dictionaries Online:
Two additional examples that I extracted from the COCA:
Good for you is usually used to express approval toward a person, but in some contexts it has a different meaning.
The meaning of the more generic phrase good for is "having a advantageous effect on".
"Good for you" generally has an abrasive expression in itself. When someone boasts too much about one's qualities which are of least inclination for the other person, then he would say "Good for you".
protected by tchrist Mar 31 '14 at 10:49
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