That actually doesn't sound too bad until you get to the next question.
Instead, try to think of something that doesn't sound too bad.
So he did not try to make things sound better or worse than they really were.
Given her track record, 24 hours doesn't sound so bad.
An easy trip with no trouble did not sound bad at all.
Now that 30 is here, it doesn't sound so bad.
"It sounds more than bad enough to be going on with to me!"
As for United, 1-0 doesn't sound so bad, but the players know its nowhere near good enough.
For a moment, she thought he would say bathing once a month didn't sound so bad.
If that sounds bad, things are about to get worse.