be all right

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be all right

1. To be fair. This usage emphasizes that something is not especially good or bad. That movie was just all right. Don't waste your money seeing it in the theater, but it might be worth a rental. My foot is all right these days, but I'm not ready to run a marathon or anything.
2. To be safe, uninjured, or unharmed. Sorry for making such a sharp turn there! Is everyone all right?
3. To be acceptable or permissible. Is it all right if I open a window in here?
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be all right (by/with somebody)

be convenient (for somebody); be allowed: ‘Yes, thank you, I will stay the night if it’s all right with you.’Is it all right to park here?
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I would say I am alright where I am now, but I wouldn't be if I was 15 years younger," said Allardyce.
But when you shake hands as two men and say you'll focus on the football, I am alright with that.
I am alright with this," Masterson said in his final words.
John Owen Unfortunately we live in a screw you Jack I am alright, typical Tory and Sun attitude, Jeff Cooper The Tories won't help the the steel industry, because they hate trade unions and Cameron is hell bent on destroying them.
Obviously I had a shorter pre-season than everyone else but fitness-wise I am alright and I wasn't surprised to start.
And the fact that I do brings me such an unexplainable inner peace that I can stand here in front of you all and say I am alright, I will be alright.
I am alright, uncle,)," replied the star in chaste Bhojpuri, his mother tongue.
As long as the club is doing well, I am alright, and obviously I am really pleased with where the club is at at the moment
I have been working on a few things and we are all going to see it on the day, so I am alright," he attested.
Gently, I took my darling grandson in my arms, "I am alright dear, just behaving like a naughty girl today; there is still a little girl in Amma who refuses to grow up".
I just need to be patient and the manager will decide if I am alright or if he prefers someone else.
The youngster was given a quick check-over by a doctor and said: 'I am alright.
When I get going I am alright on my own and I will go to work but I have to be careful, I usually don't take my hour dinner breaks as I cannot sit down for an hour, I won't be able to get back up.