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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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.
The same goes for Dad's Army, while Blackadder Goes Forth waited a good 80 years for the dust from the World War I to settle.
The keyboard case makes it a good 80 percent solution for a lot of business users," he says.
With the squad we have got we are all quite confident anyway but putting together a good 80 minutes gives us even more for this weekend.
It was a good 80 yards across the field to the property fence, which had a few small trees scattered along the edge.
Therefore, we catch a good 80 per cent of all Emirati Grade 12 students.
I saw the same company perform The Mikado a good 80 years later.
EVERYONE knows Sonam Kapoor weighed a good 80 kg before joining films.