be all right(redirected from are alright)
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be all right
1. To be of fair quality; to not be 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, unharmed, or in a healthy or satisfactory state. Sorry for making such a sharp turn there! Is everyone all right? The back roads are a bit slippery, but if you stick to the main routes you'll be 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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