been okay

(Have you) been OK?

A question about one's well-being. I haven't seen you in so long! Have you been OK? A: "Have you been OK? I know your part of town was really affected by the hurricane." B: "Somehow, it managed to miss our street, thank goodness!" A: "Been OK these days?" B: "Oh yeah, just busy with work. You know, the usual."
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be OK

To be fine; to be not especially good or bad. A: "How have you been?" B: "Oh, I've been OK." These fries are OK, but they're not the best I've ever had.
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(I've) been okay.

Inf. a standard response to a greeting inquiry that asks how one has been. Bill: Well, how have you been, good buddy? John: I've been okay. Sue: How you doing? Jane: Been okay. And you? Sue: The same.
See also: been, okay
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