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Difference between Good for someone and Good to someone

good for someone

1. beneficial or helpful for a person:

  • These classes are good for students who work better at a slower pace or are fairly new to computers.

2. (of food) nutritious or wholesome for people:

  • Green leafy vegetables are good for you. They contain important nutrients that keep your children healthy.

good to someonesaid of smb. who is kind to a person and willing to help:

  • She has been good to me and my family when we were struggling.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase good with someone—efficient in dealing with people:

  • She is very good with children and will be assisting me with my class.