A Good Man Is Hard To Find
Phrase of the Day

< All Phrases

All Phrases |
rings cartoon

A Good Man Is Hard To Find


The phrase “A Good Man is Hard to Find” is used to discuss the difficulty some seem to have in attracting a suitable male partner or spouse.

Example in use:  Sarah: “Aren’t you married yet?” Jane: “No. I’ve been dating but I haven’t met ‘the one’ yet. A good man is hard to find!”

Interesting fact

The origin of the phrase ‘A good man is hard to find’ can be traced to a 1918 song by Eddie Green. The lyrics include the following: “A good man is hard to find, you always get the other kind. Just when you think that he is your pal, you look for him and find him fooling ‘round some other gal.”