What is the meaning of the expression
FOR GOOD MEASURE?
in addition to what has already been said/done – to add good to it; sometimes this is with the idea of being insurance
- For our hiking trip we made sure we had lots of safety equipment. For good measure we even took our GPS.
- It only takes 20 minutes to get there, but I am going to allow 30 for good measure.
- The recipe calls for 1/2 cup of chocolate chips, but I always add a little extra for good measure.
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