be OK

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be OK

To be fine; to be not especially good or bad. A: "How have you been?" B: "Oh, I've been OK." These fries are OK, but they're not the best I've ever had.
See also: OK

(I've) been okay.

Inf. a standard response to a greeting inquiry that asks how one has been. Bill: Well, how have you been, good buddy? John: I've been okay. Sue: How you doing? Jane: Been okay. And you? Sue: The same.
See also: been, okay
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I was just about to do down the kerb, and somebody (trying to be helpful) asked whether I was OK.
It was OK in the first three months; I was still fit and ok.
We only discovered this when mother called his hotel to check he was OK.