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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.
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His letter added: "So I just wanted to let people know that everything is okay, also I am starting at my new school, Blatchington Mill, in Hove, Sussex, on Wednesday.
Teach children that it is okay to have feelings of anger, but that it's not okay to hurt anyone when they are angry.
Obviously I am pleased and relieved to hear that Moustapha is okay and that he is not among the injured people.
The club have been in contact with him and he has reassured us that he is okay but he is extremely shocked and upset, which he would be in these circumstances.
Although today's overall result is disappointing, we all pleased Jarno is okay after his accident,' stated Briatore.