''Give good results'' = "work well''

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Hello everyone,

Are the uses of "give good results" idiomatic/common in the contexts below?

a. Use it and you'll see it gives good results.
b. I stoppend going to that school because it wasn't giving good results.

Meaning intended: work well, have a positive effect.

Thank you in advance!
  • scrotgrot

    Senior Member
    English - English
    Yes it broadly means that, but note the emphasis on the results rather than the process of working.
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