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You are so right! What was I thinking? :-)
Charlie

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Walker" <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: Friday, February 7, 2014 11:05:30 AM
Subject: Re: THEORY: Don't speak my language!

No, Charlie, it's "You done good."  *ducks and hides*

Adam


On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 10:02 AM, C. Brickner <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> In my experience, the expression is very common in the US.
> "He did well on his exam".
> "Because of the economic slump, our business is not doing well".
>
> How "you did good" started I don't know, but it grates.
>
> Charlie
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Leonardo Castro" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Sunday, February 2, 2014 12:34:40 PM
> Subject: Re: THEORY: Don't speak my language!
>
> BTW, I have noted that the expression "to do well" in very common in
> Indian forums in English, in sentences like "economically, southern
> states are doing well". Is that expression common for you too, other
> native English speakers?
>
> Até mais!
>
> Leonardo
>