good 80

good 80

A popular term referring to a patient’s state of fitness to undergo a medical or surgical procedure, despite advancing age. Some patients are a “good 80” or 90; other patients are a “poor 50”.
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We're still not playing well but we've been scraping wins so hopefully we can put a good 80 minutes together.
Cliffie is really impressing with what he's doing after a long time out, he got a good 80 minutes under his belt last week and is pushing, while we are continuing to help Dan to develop his all-round game to add to the try-scoring prowess he showed last week.
Angela says she usually recommends people aim to be good 80 per cent of the time with their food choices and naughty 20 per cent of the time.
I thought we contained them for a good 80 minutes," he said.
But we got a good 40 minutes out of Kev Brown, a good 80 minutes from Joe Mellor and Tom Gilmore was good in the second half.
To put this discussion in context, let me go to Stanley Lane-Poole, the Englishman who wrote The Story of the Moors in Spain, published in 1886--a good 80 years before Peck's book was published in 1966.
A good 80 per cent felt the need to spend at least 15 minutes more time with their family everyday.
e s pal O'Connor said: "He's had some very good 80 minute performances - away at Castres he was exceptional.
In fact, some reports indicate that a good 80 percent of Afghani carpets are finished in Pakistan after which they are exported with a `made in Pakistan' tag.
High quality copying takes a good 80 seconds with ample detail in the print and the best part about copying is that it supports automatic two-sided copying as well.
The keyboard case makes it a good 80 percent solution for a lot of business users," he says.
It was a good 80 yards across the field to the property fence, which had a few small trees scattered along the edge.