true enough

true enough

True, at least technically so, but not indicative of the full truth or all the details of the situation. Yes, that's true enough that I told you that we could get ice cream, but I said only if you were a good girl today.
See also: enough, true
References in classic literature ?
"Your story is true enough, but it is cunningly linked together.
As for the story itself it is true enough in its essentials.
True enough, thought I, as this passage occurred to my mind --old black-letter, thou reasonest well.
All that was true enough. And how charming it would be to have such a dainty companion!
"`They are ears just the same,'" which was true enough.
'Thank you, dear Annabella: I am better satisfied with things as they are, for my own part; and for you, I wish you were as well content with your intended as I am with mine,' said I; and it was true enough; for, though vexed at first at her unamiable spirit, her frankness touched me, and the contrast between our situations was such, that I could well afford to pity her and wish her well.
True enough, now thoroughly aware of the game, Michael made outcry to the waiter till the fourth glass was brought.
"All right," said the Floridan; "but it is true enough, nevertheless."
True enough, from that time onward she seemed to attach herself only to me, and in this manner we spent our last ten days together.
"However, it's true enough that my father died a month ago, and that here am I returning from Pskoff, a month after, with hardly a boot to my foot.
And, true enough, I learned presently that the mate of the Hyperion had "taken down" his name for quarter- master.
"That's true enough," the gentleman with the gray whiskers chimed in, positively laughing with satisfaction.
'That's true enough,' said the young fellow with a sigh.
Grose was true enough: there were in the matter I had put before her depths and possibilities that I lacked resolution to sound; so that when we met once more in the wonder of it we were of a common mind about the duty of resistance to extravagant fancies.
"That is all clear, and, I dare say, true enough," replied Dr.