After the final blow, he was knocked out for good.

Is for good used correctly in this sentence?

  • If you mean he died after that, then yes. Commented Feb 12, 2020 at 13:44

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"For good" in this context idiomatically means indefinitely, or forever. If you are talking about someone being knocked unconscious, adding "for good" would imply that they never wake up.

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