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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.
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For the 12" trivet, stop when the center is at 6 1/2" to mark the 60[degrees] points.
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Without my daughter, Josephine Dyer--figuring out all the different ways to use Blossom Trivet and filming demonstration videos that spark boundless creativity for our users--this new multiple usage concept for our trivet would have taken a lot longer to introduce to the U.S.
Fzerch Plast's trivet trays, which are being expanded following increasing demand from ready-meal producers, use the steaming process to maintain food quality and ensure a healthier, tastier meal in which vitamins and flavours are preserved.
Generally designed for premium ready meal ranges, the trivet device is ideal for a number of dishes including pasta with a separate sauce.
Make and sell trivets. This trivet project is fun because it involves woodworking and beading.
Enjoy your trivet for years to come, make a few for friends, and let it be a daily reminder of the beauty of nature.
Next place your pudding basin on a trivet (or saucer) in a large heavy-bottomed saucepan, then fill with enough water to come halfway up the pudding basin.
The acquisition price for the entire shareholding of Trivet Software was valued at some EUR0.9m, of which EUR0.45m would be paid in cash and the remainder through a share exchange.
/ On one of the card tables I find / An embossed souvenir trivet / From the Century of Progress World's Fair.
Buy a few or the whole set because when you group a few together you have a great trivet for hot items.
Right - from Le Vrai Gourmet, brushed stainless steel fruit bowl, pounds 30; cappuccino cup and saucer, pounds 10; trivet, pounds 8; Dot cafetiere with two glass mugs, pounds 40 for a boxed set
A large deep meat tin with a trivet or rack if possible, foil, salt and pepper and a stuffing of your choice.
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