good riddance
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good riddance
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to get rid of something undesirable)
a. ¡por fin!
The day will come when of men making decisions involving women without their participation will be a thing of the past, and good riddance.Llegará el día en que la toma de decisiones por parte de los hombres sobre temas que involucren a las mujeres sin su participación será cosa del pasado, ¡por fin!
b. ¡al fin!
Karissa is gone and good riddance. - Don't you like her?¡Al fin se fue Karissa! - ¿No te cae bien?
c. ¡qué alivio!
The Zika virus is finally eradicated. - Good riddance. Now I can travel to Puerto Rico.El virus del Zika está finalmente erradicado. - ¡Qué alivio! Ahora puedo viajar a Puerto Rico.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mercury retrograde ends today. - Goodbye and good riddance. Too many things have gone wrong for me.Mercurio retrógrado termina hoy. - ¡Adiós y buen viaje! Demasiadas cosas me han salido mal.
Phil quit today. - Goodbye and good riddance to Phil!Phil renunció hoy. - ¡Adios y hasta nunca, Phil!
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