it's all right

it's all right

Don't worry about something; no need to thank me or apologize for something. A: "Thanks so much for picking up the kids for me, Mom." B: "Oh, it's all right, sweetie." A: "I'm so sorry for inconveniencing you like this." B: "It's all right, I wasn't in any rush." A: "Rebecca, don't touch the gentleman's computer!" B: "It's all right, it's in standby right now, so she can't do anything to it."
See also: all, right

that's all right

Don't worry about something; no need to thank me or apologize for something. A: "Thanks so much for picking up the kids for me, Mom." B: "Oh, that's all right, sweetie." A: "I'm so sorry for inconveniencing you like this." B: "that's all right, I wasn't in any rush." A: "Rebecca! Don't touch the gentleman's computer!" B: "that's all right, it's in standby right now, so she can't do anything to it."
See also: all, right

it’s/that’s all ˈright

used as a response to somebody thanking you or saying sorry for something: ‘Thank you so much for the flowers.’ ‘Oh, that’s all right.’‘Sorry I didn’t call you yesterday.’ ‘Oh, it’s all right — I’d forgotten all about it.’
See also: all, right
References in classic literature ?
Be persuasive; don't fret her; tell her it's all right, the matter is in my hands, but it isn't good form to hurry so grave a matter as this.
It's all right, Satan; it's all right," Sheldon assured him.
It's all right now, Louisa: it's all right, young Thomas,' said Mr.
Go and bring that boy down to his dinner, tell him it's all right, and advise him not to put on tragedy airs with his grandfather.
Don't keep saying it's all right,' said Lord Wetherby, irritably.
She didn't want to -- but it's all right now, isn't it, Janet?
Gracious heavenly Father--that's the way the ministers say it in church, so I suppose it's all right in private prayer, isn't it?
Your Poem TEARS IT'S all right to cry when a baby is born When it wakes in the morning to a new day's dawn.
I think it's all right for under 18s to drink on special occasions when their parents know about it.
God said it's all right / For you to fight--to free your mind" (in 1994's "Androgynous Mind") and tough-woman bassist Kim Gordon's celebration of a badass girl who is unimpressed by boys' attention in 1990's "My Friend Goo," it didn't really matter that Kim and Thurston were married to each other.
I think it's all right to cry in some circumstances.
It's all right to be content with what you have, but never with what you are.
I have to reassure them that it's all right to let the effort show.
Their presence suggests that school authorities think it's all right to fill up on candy and soda pop all day.
The design is by HOK International in colonial mood; they used to have too much pride to design such pasticheries at home in America, but apparently it's all right for the naive natives of the British Midlands.