100 Great Ways to Say ‘Very Good” in English

Last Updated on November 21, 2023

The common and obsolete sentence that we are using to appreciate and praise someone is ‘very good’. Though this is effective but once you use this repetitively, you might lessen its value. Thus, how will you say it in different ways? Here are formal, informal, and idiomatic ways to say “very good”.

Formal Ways to Say ‘Very Good’

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List of Formal Ways to Say “Very Good”

If you are praising your coworker’s, or mentee’s works, efforts, and performances, you can use the following sentences.

  1. What a superior performance!
  2. That’s an excellent performance or work!
  3. Well done.
  4. Excellent work.
  5. Excellent performance.
  6. Superb effort.
  7. Outstanding job.
  8. Impressive work.
  9. Commendable effort.
  10. Exceptional performance.
  11. Great job.
  12. Praiseworthy effort.
  13. Good work.
  14. Very good job.
  15. Keep up the good work.
  16. What a flawless performance! or You have such a flawless performance.
  17. You exerted a worthwhile and superb effort!
  18. You’ve done a great job!
  19. Outstanding results!
  20. That’s a flawless performance!
  21. Keep it up!

How to Use them Correctly

If you are saying “very good” to someone who is truly dedicated to their work or to something, you can say the following sentences.

  • You have an admirable dedication.
  • Keep it up!

If you are saying “very good” to someone for their initiatives, you can say:

  • That’s a praiseworthy initiative.

If you are saying “very good” to someone for their excellent achievement, contribution, and progress, you can say the following sentences.

  • I admire your distinguished achievement, commendable progress, and remarkable contributions.
  • What a notable success you have!

If you are saying “very good” to someone for the quality of their work, you can say:

  • You’ve done a great output with impeccable quality!

Informal Ways to Say ‘Very Good’

List of Informal Ways to Say “Very Good”

  1. Great job!
  2. Fantastic work!
  3. Excellent effort!
  4. Terrific job!
  5. Superb work!
  6. Fabulous effort!
  7. Splendid job!
  8. Outstanding work!
  9. Marvelous effort!
  10. Wonderful job!
  11. Amazing work!
  12. Impressive job!
  13. Incredible effort!
  14. Phenomenal work!
  15. Sensational job!
  16. Unbelievable effort!
  17. Exceptional job!

How to Use them Correctly

If you are saying “very good” to a person who is doing their job, or working right, you may say:

  1. You are doing a great job!
  2. Keep it up!
  3. I am glad to witness your work like that!
  4. You are doing it the right way.

If you are saying “very good” for the excellent work, output, or performance of someone, you may say:

  1. Super!
  2. Tremendous!
  3. Wonderful!
  4. You are great at that.
  5. You must have been practicing.
  6. Here are what you can use to say that someone is improving aside from saying “very good”.
  7. That’s better.
  8. Much better!

Idiomatic Ways to Say ‘Very Good’

There are terms, phrases, or sentences that you could use to idiomatically say “very good” to someone.

  • You’re on the right track!

Use this when you are saying that a person is doing something right.

  • You are now mastering your own craft.

Use this when you want to say that someone is doing an excellent job. Also, if someone is doing a task almost perfectly.

  • Hats off to you!

This could be used towards someone’s admirable performance, work, or output.

  • You shoot two birds with one stone!

Use this when some have achieved two goals in one strategy.

  • Now, you’ve fingered it out!

Use this if a person got an idea or things right after a couple of times of analyzing and trying.

Very Good Synonyms

Learn these synonyms for very good to enlarge your vocabulary words and improve your speaking skill.

  1. Perfect!
  2. Super!
  3. Exactly rights
  4. Fantastic
  5. Fine!
  6. Great!
  7. Congratulations!
  8. Wonderful
  9. Wow!
  10. Tremendous!
  11. Good work!
  12. Marvelous!
  13. That’s great
  14. Keep it up!
  15. Good for you!
  16. Good going
  17. Good thinking
  18. Congratulations. You got it right!
  19. Couldn’t have done it better myself.
  20. I knew you could do it
  21. I like that
  22. I’m happy to see you working like that
  23. I’m proud of the way you worked today
  24. I’m very proud of you
  25. I’ve never seen anyone do it better
  26. Keep on trying
  27. Keep up the good work.
  28. Keep working on it.
  29. Much better!
  30. Nice going
  31. Not bad
  32. Now you have it!
  33. Now you have the hang of it
  34. Now you’ve figured it out
  35. One more time and you’ll have it
  36. Outstanding
  37. That’s coming along nicely
  38. That’s better than ever
  39. That’s good
  40. That’s how to handle that
  41. That’s it
  42. That’s much, much better!
  43. That’s not half bad
  44. That’s quite an improvement
  45. That’s right!
  46. That’s the best ever
  47. That’s the best you’ve ever done
  48. You’ve just about got it
  49. You’ve just about mastered it
  50. That’s the right way to do it
  51. That’s the way!
  52. Way to go!
  53. Well look at you go
  54. You are learning fast
  55. You are really learning a lot
  56. You are very good at that
  57. You certainly did well today
  58. You did a lot of work today.
  59. You did it that time!
  60. You did that very well
  61. You haven’t missed a thing!
  62. You must have been practicing
  63. You out did yourself today!
  64. You really make my job fun.
  65. You’re doing a good job
  66. You’re doing beautifully!
  67. You’re doing fine!
  68. You’re doing that much better today
  69. You’re getting better every day
  70. You’re improving
  71. You’re on the right track now!
  72. You’re really improving
  73. You’re really working hard today
  74. You’re really going to town
  75. You’ve got it made.

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