Tant mieux

Tant mieux - French expression
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French Expression

Meaningthat’s good, it’s just as well, even better, all the better, so much the better
Literallyso much better
Registernormal
PronunciationFrench sound files [ta(n) myeu]
IPA  [tɑ̃ mjø]

Usage notes: The French expression tant mieux indicates that you’re satisfied or even happy with the way something is going or how well it turned out.

Par exemple…

– Il n’y a plus de pain.
– Tant mieux, j’ai déjà trop mangé.
 – There’s no more bread.
– It’s just as well, I’ve already eaten too much.
– J’ai trouvé un nouvel emploi qui paie plus !
– Tant mieux !
 – I found a new job that pays more!
– That’s great!
Tant mieux pour toi ! Good for you!

Somewhat synonymous

French antonym Antonym: tant pis

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Tant mieux - All the better

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