can't complain


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can't complain

(spoken)
to admit that things are mostly all right My job gives me a month's vacation, so I really can't complain.
See also: complain

can't complain

Used as a response meaning fairly good or well, to questions such as "How are you?" or "How is business?" For example, How've you been?-Can't complain. This term means that nothing serious is wrong. [Mid-1800s]
See also: complain
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