be OK

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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.
See also: been, okay
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Strangely enough, many of us even felt it was okay to live without goals.
He said 'I don't want you to look shabby', but of course there were no open hairs, no sexy clothes, very less make-up and I was okay with that as it was a character's requirement," added Esha.
When he came out of the capsule and I could see he was okay, I felt like there was an explosion in my chest.
and i took the bags in the house, and i was okay after a while, but i was really shook up.
However, Hamilton was able to indicate he was okay as he waved his right arm and gave a thumbs-up sign.
However, Hamilton was able to indicate he was okay by waving and giving a thumbs-up sign.