be in fine fettle

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be in fine fettle

To be in good physical and/or mental health. A: "I heard you had the flu last week, so how are you feeling now?" B: "I'm finally back in fine fettle, thank goodness!" I was in fine fettle for a while, but now that school is over I'm feeling pretty sad.
See also: fettle, fine
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Despite missing out on the prize, C&H were in fine fettle as they played their album - Diamond Mine - in its entirety.
LAWRENCE DALLAGLIO and Will Greenwood were in fine fettle as the former argued in favour of the School of Hard Knocks and the latter for a university education at Jason Leonard's testimonial dinner on Wednesday.
The Tunnel twosome were in fine fettle as the last 16 duos took to the Keresley greens with the eventual winners overcoming the challenge of the top players from around the region to lift the crown.