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all right

Translation of all right in Spanish:

adjective (predicative)

  • 1 1.1 (good enough, unobjectionable) See examples:she's all right, but I can't stand her boyfriend
    ella no me cae mal, al que no aguanto es a su novio [colloquial]
    the weather was all right
    hizo buen tiempo
    the hotel looks all right
    el hotel no parece estar mal
    do I look all right in this dress?
    ¿estoy bien con este vestido?
    it's not very smart, but it's all right for work
    no es muy elegante, pero para ir a trabajar está bien
    you're all right: I like you! [colloquial]
    ¡me caes bien! [colloquial]
    he/she's a bit of all right (British English) [colloquial]
    está bueno/buena [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The picture quality is all right, though the image looks soft.
    • The dinner was all right, but it was a long trip to make.
    • I thought the show was all right.
    1.2 (acceptable, permissible) See examples:I'll pay you back tomorrow: is that all right?
    mañana te devuelvo el dinero ¿okey? or (Spain) ¿vale?
    would Monday be all right (for you)?
    ¿te viene bien el lunes?
    I'm sorry — that's all right
    lo siento — no tiene importancia
    I'll leave early today, if that's all right
    si no te importa, hoy me voy a ir temprano
    is it all right if I switch the TV on?
    ¿te importa si pongo la televisión?
    is it all right to smoke in here/to swim here?
    ¿se puede fumar/nadar aquí?
    it's all right for you to talk/laugh!
    ¡claro, tú bien puedes hablar/reírte!
    is this water all right to drink?
    ¿esta agua se puede beber?
    to be all right with oby somebodywe'll meet on Friday, if that's all right with everybody
    nos reuniremos el viernes, si nadie tiene ningún inconveniente
    I never want to see you again! — that's all right by me!
    ¡no te quiero volver a ver! — ¡por mí, encantada!
    Example sentences
    • If he is granted permission, many soldiers would think it all right to defy orders.
    • It is all right for the author to be undecided or out of the loop during a production, but here I was directing and had to make up my mind.
    • That would have been all right if other local authorities followed suit.
    1.3 (before noun) [colloquial] (adequate) See examples:he's an all right guy
    es un buen tipo [colloquial]
    they sell all right clothes
    venden ropa mona [colloquial]
  • 2 2.1 (well) are you all right?
    ¿estás bien?
    I felt all right this morning
    esta mañana estaba or me sentía bien
    I'll be all right in a minute
    enseguida se me pasa
    all right? (as greeting) [colloquial]
    ¿qué tal? [colloquial]
    2.2 (in order) the brakes are all right
    los frenos están bien
    is everything all right, Sir?
    ¿está todo a su gusto, señor?
    2.3 (safe) See examples: will the bikes be all right here?
    ¿podemos dejar las bicis aquí? ¿no les pasará nada?
    you're all right: the ladder's secure it's all right, I'm not going to hurt you
    2.4 (content) See examples: are you all right in that chair?
    ¿estás bien en esa silla?
    to be all right for something [colloquial]are you all right for cash?
    ¿qué tal andas de dinero? [colloquial]
    ¿te hace falta dinero?
    are they all right for blankets?
    ¿tienen suficientes mantas?
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    Example sentences
    • ‘I think mentally we've been all right and physically we've been magnificent in the last three games,’ he said.
    • Once we found out that he was physically all right and that measures would be taken, we were excited for his opportunity.
    • I really didn't want to wake him and he seemed all right physically.


  • 1.1 (satisfactorily) he did all right in his exams
    le fue bien en los exámenes
    we managed to find the place all right
    encontramos el sitio sin problemas
    1.2 (without a doubt) [colloquial]it's serious all right
    es bien grave
    you'll be sorry all right
    ya verás cómo te arrepientes
    that's him all right, look at his walk
    seguro que es él, mira cómo camina
    Example sentences
    • If he was good enough, he would have won all right and Henrietta is surely a better trainer than one who would have experimented with a valued owner's pride and joy in a race like the King George.
    • ‘He's probably stiff all right but definitely not from boredom,’ Pothos couldn't help but remark.
    • I tell this Government that the people of Canterbury will be sending a message to this Government all right and it certainly will not be in support of this legislation.
    Example sentences
    • If he comes through this game all right he will be included in Sunday's opening Norwich Union League match against Somerset at Taunton.
    • Lungo said: ‘If he comes out of this race all right he will probably run at Carlisle a week on Monday in a qualifier for the EBF Final at Sandown.’
    • Or am I just taking part in the old alcoholic self delusion of finding someone worse off than you in order to confirm that you're doing all right yourself.


  • [colloquial]I won't be home till late, all right?
    volveré tarde ¿okey or (Spain) vale? [colloquial]
    can I come too? — all right
    ¿puedo ir yo también? — bueno
    all right, I'm ready; let's go! all right, so I was wrong all right, all right, I'm coming!
    ¡ya voy! ¡ya voy!
    a new world record! all right! (American English)
    ¡un nuevo récord mundial, sí señor!

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