If an article does what is claimed for it, it will be a valuable good.

This sentence is taken from the advertisements. I'd like to know what the meaning of "good" is. Is "good" correctly used in the sentence? Thanks a trillion.

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    Technically speaking, your cited example is "grammatical", but it's extremely clunky phrasing. And almost all articulate writers today would use commodity rather than good here. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Oct 21 '15 at 12:56

Good here refers to an object in the economic sense as in "goods and services"

possessions, especially movable effects or personal property.


  • Is it correct without "s" in the word "good"? Thanks. – yethu Oct 21 '15 at 11:56
  • Yes. The "s" just makes the word plural in this case. – James Webster Oct 21 '15 at 12:03

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