Definition of good call (or bad call) in English:

good call (or bad call)

phrase

informal
  • Used to express approval (or criticism) of a person's decision or suggestion.

    ‘So you asked her to leave? Good call’
    • ‘The decision to keep interest rates unchanged looks like a good call.’
    • ‘He was very agitated and concerned, and on several occasions he said to me it was a very bad call and he obviously realised he had made a very significant error.’
    • ‘Medical staff deal with a constant flow of difficult decisions and, occasionally, they make what appears to be a bad call.’
    • ‘Deservedly they both received posthumous Medals of Honor, but the question has to be asked whether it was a good call by their leaders to send two men to almost certain death without being able to provide follow-up support.’
    • ‘We skipped the D & D 30th Anniversary party in favor of sleep, which was a good call.’
    • ‘They made a choice to not do that and to take the big fire engine which shaved off a lot of time and it was a good call because they were able to get to me that much sooner.’
    • ‘We made a good call early on by not pitting on that first stop and it paid-off.’
    • ‘He admitted he was wrong - that he made a bad call.’
    • ‘The authorities may have made a bad call on some of the cases, but that doesn't give those tenants a constitutional case.’
    • ‘We think it would be a bad call politically for her to run in 2004, but what a difference it would make in the race.’