right as a trivet


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(as) right as a trivet

In good health. Primarily heard in UK. Yes, I was sick last week, but I'm right as a trivet now.
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right as a trivet

perfectly all right; in good health. British informal
A trivet is an iron tripod placed over a fire for a cooking pot or kettle to stand on. It is used in this expression to represent firmness and steadiness.
See also: right, trivet