- [colloquial/familiar] ¡bueno!, ¡okey! (AmL) [familiar/colloquial], ¡vale! (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], ¡vaya (pues) or va pues! (AmC)
- 1.1 (all right) [colloquial/familiar] (pred) how are you? — OK, thanks ¿qué tal estás? — bien, gracias the job's OK, but … el trabajo no está mal, pero … will it be OK if I bring a friend? ¿te importa si traigo a un amigo? if you don't want to come, that's quite OK si no quieres venir, no hay ningún problema it's OK with me yo no tengo ningún inconveniente do you like her? — she's OK ¿te gusta? — no me disgusta are we OK for time? ¿vamos bien de tiempo? 1.2 (acceptable) [slang/argot] (before n) champagne is always an OK drink el champán siempre queda bien he's really an OK guy es un tipo muy bien [familiar/colloquial], es un tío legal (Esp) [argot/slang]More example sentences
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- In fairness, Casey probably did an okay job of the song, but I'd fallen asleep ten seconds into it.
- He was doing an okay job, until he missed one swing.
- Even though the job scenario has been okay, you just know something was bound to go wrong somewhere.
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- But only to reassure you that she is physically okay.
- She seemed to be okay physically as far as I could tell, but she frowned when she saw me - something was up, obviously.
- For me, it's a physical need to see to it that you're okay.
- I have a strong preference to avoid checking any luggage, so carry-on appropriate items are okay; things that have to be checked, not so good.
- ‘I said any date would be okay when his schedule permits,’ Koizumi told reporters after the meeting with Primakov.
- Most even find that it's okay to go further than that, with permission from everyone concerned of course.
- [colloquial/familiar] bastante bienMore example sentences
- We've done okay this season and have tried to cover up our weaknesses as much as we can.
- By and large it seems to be going okay and according to the returning officer we are on course and all the papers are due to go out this week.
- Just because we did okay last year doesn't mean we cannot fail this time round.
vt (pres OK's pres p, OK'ing past & past p, OK'ed)
- [colloquial/familiar] darle* el visto bueno a have you OKed it with Saunders? ¿Saunders le ha dado el visto bueno?, ¿le has preguntado a Saunders si está bien?More example sentences
- If the Senate approves the exact legislation okayed by the House - down to every single word and comma - the legislation would then be sent to the President.
- Technically this bill required no Presidential approval, and it was okayed by the Governor.
- The plan, which recently resurfaced after being dropped, still has to be okayed by county traffic chiefs.
n (pl OK's)
- [colloquial/familiar] visto bueno (m) they finally gave us the OK finalmente nos dieron el visto buenoMore example sentences
- A misconception is that if they give the okay for organ and tissue retrieval, they won't be able to have an open casket or a funeral at all.
- They don't need an okay from the Ministry to proceed with any project.
- The family made an application for a grant and, on April 16, 2002, they were given the okay for the work.