prob


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Related to prob: progressive

(that causes) no problem

That will not cause a problem for me or anyone else. (No problem is informal.) Mary: Do you mind waiting for just a little while? Bob: No problem. Sue: Does this block your light? Can you still read? Jane: That causes no problem.
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no problem

(spoken)
1. I can easily do what you have asked You can just call and say “I need a babysitter tonight” and we'll send one out, no problem.
2. I am not upset by this “I'm sorry, but we need to go home now.” “No problem.”
3. I was happy to do it you're welcome “I put some lettuce and tomato on the sandwich.” “Oh, thank you.” “No problem.”
Usage notes: usually said in answer to thank you
See also: problem

no problem

1. Also, no sweat; not to worry. There's no difficulty about this, don't concern yourself. For example, Of course I can change your tire-no problem, or You want more small change? no sweat, or We'll be there in plenty of time, not to worry. The first of these colloquial terms dates from about 1960 and the second from about 1950. The third, originating in Britain in the 1930s and using not to with the sense of "don't," crossed the Atlantic in the 1970s.
2. You're welcome, as in Thanks for the ride, Dad.-No problem. [Late 1900s]
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No problem

1. and No prob and NP phr. All is well.; There is no problem, so don’t worry or fret. (Often said after someone else says I’m sorry.) No problem. I can do it easily. A: Gee! I’m sorry! B: No prob.
2. phr. you are welcome. (Sometimes said after someone else says thank you.) A: Thanks a lot. B: No problem.
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No prob

verb
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prob

mod. problem. No prob!

no problem

1. Used to express confirmation of or compliance with a request.
2. Used to acknowledge an expression of gratitude.
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