all right

all right
all right [‚ɔ:lˈraɪt]
1. adjective
   a. ( = satisfactory) bien
• he's all right il est bien
• do you like the champagne? -- it's all right aimez-vous ce champagne ? -- il n'est pas mal
• it's all right ( = don't worry) ce n'est pas grave
• is it all right if ...? ça vous dérange si ... ?
• is everything all right? tout va bien ?
• it's all right by me d'accord
• see you later, all right? à tout à l'heure, d'accord ?
   b. to be all right ( = healthy) aller bien ; ( = safe) être sain et sauf
• someone should see if she's all right quelqu'un devrait aller voir si elle va bien
• the car will be all right there overnight la voiture ne risque rien à passer la nuit là
   c. to be all right for money ( = well-provided) avoir assez d'argent
• we're all right for the rest of our lives nous avons tout ce qu'il nous faut pour le restant de nos jours
2. exclamation
(in approval, exasperation) ça va ! ; (in agreement) d'accord !
3. adverb
   a. ( = without difficulty) sans problème
• he's getting on all right il se débrouille pas mal
• did you get home all right last night? tu es bien rentré chez toi, hier soir ?
• he's doing all right for himself il se débrouille bien
   b. ( = definitely) he's at home all right, but he's not answering the phone il est bien chez lui, mais il ne répond pas au téléphone
• you'll get the money back all right vous serez remboursé, c'est sûr
   c. (expressing agreement) d'accord
   d. (summoning attention) all right, let's get started bon, allons-y
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alright [ˌɔːl'raɪt] adjective
1) (expressing degree of satisfaction) [film, garment etc] pas mal (colloq)

she's all right — (pleasant) elle est plutôt sympa (colloq); (attractive) elle n'est pas mal (colloq); (competent) son travail est correct

‘how did the interview go?’ - ‘all right’ — ‘comment s'est passé ton entretien?’ - ‘ça ne s'est pas trop mal passé’ or ‘ça a été’ (colloq)

sounds all right to me! — (colloq) (acceptance) pourquoi pas!

is my hair all right? — ça va mes cheveux?

2) (well)

to feel all right — aller bien

3) (able to manage)

will you be all right? — est-ce que ça va aller?

to be all right for — avoir assez de [money etc]

4) (acceptable)

is it all right if...? — est-ce que ça va si...?

would it be all right to leave early? — est-ce que c'est gênant si on s'en va plus tôt?

is that all right with you? — ça ne te dérange pas?

it's all right for you — toi tu n'as pas à t'en faire

that's (quite) all right! — ce n'est rien du tout!

1) [function] comme il faut; [see] bien

she's doing all right — (doing well) tout va bien pour elle; (managing to cope) elle s'en tire correctement

2) (without doubt)

she knows all right! — bien sûr qu'elle sait!

particle d'accord

all right all right! point taken! — ça va! j'ai compris!

all right, let's move on to... — bien, passons à...

English-French dictionary. 2013.

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