Is "pretty good" better than good and worse than very good OR worse than good and better than satisfactory?

E.G. He's a pretty good teacher. Emotion: smile
Such terms are very loosely used, and depend greatly on context.
For example, consider understatement. 'He won the Olympic 100 metres gold medal yesterday. He's a pretty good runner.'
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fairly, quite, to a certain extent.
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So, if someone says: Your English is pretty good, it means that it's definitely not very good, but just fairly good.

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Yet in context, 'You're a pretty good runner' can mean that you won the Olympic Gold medal.