be in fine fettle

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be in fine fettle

To be in good physical and/or mental health. A: "I heard you had the flu last week, so how are you feeling now?" B: "I'm finally back in fine fettle, thank goodness!" I was in fine fettle for a while, but now that school is over I'm feeling pretty sad.
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Andrew Selby, of course, has the little matter of the London 2012 Olympics to attend to this summer and the flyweight is in fine fettle having won gold at the A.
He is in fine fettle and I am certain the world hasn't heard the last of him.
Although a bit of cut in the ground would probably help his cause, Tajneed is in fine fettle, having finished well ahead of several reopposing rivals at Beverley last time.
He travelled over and he had a little hack out and is in fine fettle.
But the Tannadice star from the 80s insists he is in fine fettle.
ALTHOUGH ex-Fist of Fun star Richard Herring's television days are behind him, his stand-up career is in fine fettle.
The Hannon team is in fine fettle for midsummer - especially the juveniles, who are going in at a strike-rate approaching one in five.
It isn't essential Ellington, but the orchestra is in fine fettle, mixing challenging works like ``La Plus Belle Africaine'' with standards like ``Caravan'' and ``Take the `A' Train.
PACE ace Mike Kasprowicz is in fine fettle for Australia and looks worth backing as his side take on New Zealand in the ICC Trophy today, writes Phil Agius.
A spokesman for owners The Winning Linesaid: "Whilst the horse himself is in fine fettle, it's clear he's not going to be the force he was.
The bitch has been on the sidelines since finishing third to Split The Pack at Shawfield on Scottish Derby final night, but her trainer Andy Heyes has revealed that his classy stayer is in fine fettle.
Slow away, fast-finishing Fife flier Just Again is in fine fettle and looks more than capable of overcoming a not-too-difficult handicap in the tenth.
Edinburgh-trained Gort Pearl is in fine fettle and will add a popular success to hre growing win record if steering clear from the back box in the seventh.
Nousk The Rousk is in fine fettle and doesn't appear to have too much to do in the second event, while his kennel companion Tartan Ally could also do the needful if steering a clear course in race ten.