Значение идиомы good riddance

[good riddance] {n.} A loss that you are glad about. Often used asan exclamation, and in the sentence “good riddance to bad rubbish”. Toshow that you are glad that something or somebody has been taken orsent away.

The boys thought it was good riddance when thetroublemaker was sent home.

When Mr. Roberts’ old car was stolenhe thought it was good riddance.

Betty thought it was goodriddance when her little brother broke his toy drum.

“I’m goingand won’t come back,” said John. “Good riddance to bad rubbish!” saidMary.