Translation of all right in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (good enough, unobjectionable) See examples:she's all right, but I can't stand her boyfriendthe weather was all rightella no me cae mal, al que no aguanto es a su novio [colloquial]the hotel looks all righthizo buen tiempodo I look all right in this dress?el hotel no parece estar malit's not very smart, but it's all right for work¿estoy bien con este vestido?you're all right: I like you! [colloquial]no es muy elegante, pero para ir a trabajar está bienhe/she's a bit of all right (British English) [colloquial]¡me caes bien! [colloquial]está bueno/buena [colloquial]Example sentences1.2 (acceptable, permissible) See examples:I'll pay you back tomorrow: is that all right?
would Monday be all right (for you)?mañana te devuelvo el dinero ¿okey? or (Spain) ¿vale?I'm sorry — that's all right¿te viene bien el lunes?I'll leave early today, if that's all rightlo siento — no tiene importanciais it all right if I switch the TV on?si no te importa, hoy me voy a ir tempranois it all right to smoke in here/to swim here?¿te importa si pongo la televisión?it's all right for you to talk/laugh!¿se puede fumar/nadar aquí?is this water all right to drink?¡claro, tú bien puedes hablar/reírte!to be all right¿esta agua se puede beber?
- 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.
witho bysomebodywe'll meet on Friday, if that's all right with everybodyI never want to see you again! — that's all right by me!nos reuniremos el viernes, si nadie tiene ningún inconveniente¡no te quiero volver a ver! — ¡por mí, encantada!Example sentences1.3 (before noun) [colloquial] (adequate) See examples:he's an all right guy
they sell all right clotheses un buen tipo [colloquial]venden ropa mona [colloquial]
- 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.
- 2 2.1 (well) are you all right?I felt all right this morning¿estás bien?I'll be all right in a minuteesta mañana estaba or me sentía bienall right? (as greeting) [colloquial]enseguida se me pasa2.2 (in order) the brakes are all right¿qué tal? [colloquial]is everything all right, Sir?los frenos están bien2.3 (safe) See examples: will the bikes be all right here?¿está todo a su gusto, señor?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?¿podemos dejar las bicis aquí? ¿no les pasará nada?to be all right for something [colloquial]are you all right for cash?¿estás bien en esa silla?are they all right for blankets?¿qué tal andas de dinero? [colloquial]¿te hace falta dinero?→ jack1 4¿tienen suficientes mantas?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 examswe managed to find the place all rightle fue bien en los exámenes1.2 (without a doubt) [colloquial]it's serious all rightencontramos el sitio sin problemasyou'll be sorry all rightes bien gravethat's him all right, look at his walkya verás cómo te arrepientesseguro que es él, mira cómo caminaExample 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.
- 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?can I come too? — all rightvolveré tarde ¿okey or (Spain) vale? [colloquial]all right, I'm ready; let's go! all right, so I was wrong all right, all right, I'm coming!¿puedo ir yo también? — buenoa new world record! all right! (American English)¡ya voy! ¡ya voy!¡un nuevo récord mundial, sí señor!
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