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English definition of “all very well”

all very well

(also all well and good)
If something is all very well, it is quite useful or good in some situations but not excellent and not useful or good in every situation : Electric heating is all very well until there's a power cut .Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable Grammar:WellWell is a discourse marker, adverb or adjective.Grammar:Well as a discourse markerGrammar:Well as an adverbWe use well as an adverb when something is done to a good standard or in a good way:Grammar:Well as an adjectiveWe use well as an adjective, normally after a linking verb such as be, look or get, to mean ‘in good health’:
(Definition of all very well from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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