true enough

true enough

True, at least technically so, but not indicative of the full truth or all the details of the situation. Yes, that's true enough that I told you that we could get ice cream, but I said only if you were a good girl today.
See also: enough, true
References in classic literature ?
Your story is true enough, but it is cunningly linked together.
As for the story itself it is true enough in its essentials.
True enough, thought I, as this passage occurred to my mind --old black-letter, thou reasonest well.
They are ears just the same,'" which was true enough.
All right," said the Floridan; "but it is true enough, nevertheless.
However, it's true enough that my father died a month ago, and that here am I returning from Pskoff, a month after, with hardly a boot to my foot.
And, true enough, I learned presently that the mate of the Hyperion had "taken down" his name for quarter- master.
That's true enough," the gentleman with the gray whiskers chimed in, positively laughing with satisfaction.
That's true enough,' said the young fellow with a sigh.
That is all clear, and, I dare say, true enough," replied Dr.
What Billina said was true enough, and it almost took away her appetite for breakfast.
Even what thou hast now confessed, is not nearly true enough nor false enough for me!
It was true enough, what Lafitte said--`Since yesterday, a century has passed away:'-- they're in the next century, you know, on the other side of the water.
It would be true enough to say I am sorry, because I AM sorry now.
That is all true enough," the Scarecrow replied, a little uneasily.