all right with (one)

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all right with (one)

Agreeable or acceptable to someone. I asked, and it's all right with them if we come over after dinner. It's all right with me if you want to watch that movie—I heard it's funny.
See also: all, right

all right with someone

agreeable to someone. If you want to ruin your life and marry Tom, it's all right with me. I'll see if using the car is all right with my father.
See also: all, right

all right with one

Also, all right by one. Agreeable to someone. For example, If you want to practice now, that's all right with me. Although all right alone has signified acquiescence much longer (see all right, def. 5), the addition of with someone (or, sometimes, by someone) dates from the mid-1900s.
See also: all, one, right
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Plus, they're making them in Ashington and anything that creates jobs in south east Northumberland is all right with us.
Was it all right with us?, the producer wanted to know.