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goody two shoes

goody two shoes

Date: Oct 22 2015

Themes: Celebrity, Pop Culture


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“When I was in college I was accused of being a goody two shoes. But every goody two shoes has a bad side.”

Actress Elizabeth Banks, talking about how people viewed her in college (BrainyQuote)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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one who always does the right thing and never breaks any rules

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Do you remember when you first started school? There was probably a kid who sat at the front of the class, and raised his or her hand to try and answer every question the teacher asked. He or she also probably told the teacher if any other students did something bad. Every school has at least one goody two shoes.

A goody two shoes is a person who always does the right thing and never gets in trouble, to the point where it is annoying to other people. People like to have fun and sometimes break the rules, so when they see a goody two shoes, it can often make them upset. It’s good to follow the rules, but sometimes a goody two shoes can take it too far.

Actress Elizabeth Banks says she was not quite the goody two shoes in college that most people thought. She believes that everybody breaks the rules, even if it seems like some people do not.

Are you a goody two shoes? Why or why not?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Mandy is a goody two shoes. She’s so caring and wonderful.”

“There is a kid in my class who is a total goody two shoes and nobody likes him.”

“My sister is such a goody two shoes. She always tells my mom whenever I do anything bad.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Manu4 A good person all the time.
by Manu4
sanaz_r seems nice and good person.
by sanaz_r
a2020 Being nice.
by a2020
aijaciba A person who always does everything right and always follows the rules. Sometime it becomes annoying.
by aijaciba
hanirateb smug
by hanirateb
khitrova.t Someone, who are very obedient, but it can annoy other people
by khitrova.t

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Actually every successful person used to be goody two shoes in a childhood or being a teen.
Of course people around don’t like it and it calls envy.

04:42 PM Jan 17 2016 |




Quite an unusual idiom for me to learn  :)

Mostly of my time, I am goody two shoes but sometimes it happens that I brake some rules in not a dramatic to people  way.  :)

For example, I am never a goody two shoes in the question of the punctuality.  :-(  I break this rule constantly but cannot do anything with myself. 

08:02 AM Oct 23 2015 |

rabindra shrestha


I have a one friend. She is such a goody two shoes.She always advice me to fallow on true way, make a positive day. Something like that way. So for me she is goody to shoes. 

06:36 AM Oct 23 2015 |

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United States

A good citizen is supposed to be a goody two shoes , in my two cents . 

04:43 PM Oct 22 2015 |




I’m goody two shoes. Follow the rules always. Maybe for someone it’s boring. But it’s not boring for me. But to get fun in breaking the rules, sorry, my habitat is good enouph to make me happy and enjoy life. But to go rogue might be fun sometimes unless it excceeds the limits and harm the others and then I judge, oh yeah! here I’m not goody two shoes ;)


02:52 PM Oct 22 2015 |




i am not to be a goody to shoes, i think that only the chidren would be goody two shoes, but when the people grow up,  all people break some rules sometimes so, it is imposible o be again a goody two shoes person like when you was a kid.

01:49 PM Oct 22 2015 |

La Princesse de la vie


I’m too far to be a goody two shoes indeed, But I have many of such people in my college. They’re irritating, but commitment to what they do is part of their personality, so I think we must not judge them.

01:22 PM Oct 22 2015 |




I definility am not  a goody two shoes! I dont say the bad things to my mother or teacher or whoever.. also i make more mistake too 😄

12:37 PM Oct 22 2015 |



United States

I do not like some one who what to be a goody to shoes.

11:53 AM Oct 22 2015 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

not at all !!I usually make mistake:)

09:26 AM Oct 22 2015 |




I think that most of the people try to be a goody two shoes except of few cool person when they get into a new community but sooner or later everybody breaks somer rules. After all rules are to break them ! :-)


Sri Lanka

It’s a really mess, when two or more goody two shoes are studing at the same class…

02:47 AM Oct 22 2015 |

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