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.
See also: OK

(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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I knew my legs were OK but it worried me to feel a kind of numb burning in my shoulder.
Palermo have played well, but I believe if Juventus and Milan were OK, they would not be at the top.