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it's all right

Don't worry about something; no need to thank one or apologize for something. A: "Thanks so much for picking up the kids for me, Mom." B: "Oh, it's all right, sweetie." A: "I'm so sorry for inconveniencing you like this." B: "It's all right, I wasn't in any rush." A: "Rebecca, don't touch the gentleman's computer!" B: "It's all right, it's in standby right now, so she can't do anything to it."
See also: all, right

that's all right

Don't worry about something; no need to thank one or apologize for something. A: "Thanks so much for picking up the kids for me, Mom." B: "Oh, that's all right, sweetie." A: "I'm so sorry for inconveniencing you like this." B: "that's all right, I wasn't in any rush." A: "Rebecca! Don't touch the gentleman's computer!" B: "That's all right, it's in standby right now, so she can't do anything to it."
See also: all, right

it’s/that’s all ˈright

used as a response to somebody thanking you or saying sorry for something: ‘Thank you so much for the flowers.’ ‘Oh, that’s all right.’‘Sorry I didn’t call you yesterday.’ ‘Oh, it’s all right — I’d forgotten all about it.’
See also: all, right
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It's alright, it's alright,' Estrada, a former President, said on Saturday when asked to react to Duterte's naming of more than 20 other government officials linked to illegal drug activities.
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