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. I talked to Kate next door, and she said it's all right with them if we use their grill.
See also: all, right
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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"We would like the game to be at that tempo, maybe not to 80 like they want to get, but 75 or 76 would be alright with us."
We thought 'He's alright with us' and it eased a bit of that tension.
We know the next door neighbours and they have always been alright with us. We have never had a problem in Chester."
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