Translation of "all right" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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all rightadjective [ after verb ], adverb

also not standard alright uk /ˌɔːl ˈraɪt/ us /ˌɑːl ˈraɪt/

all right adjective [ after verb ], adverb (GOOD/SATISFACTORY)

A1 (in a way that is) satisfactory or reasonably good

I wouldn't say she's rich, but she's doing all right (= being reasonably successful). 我不能说她很富有,但是她日子过得还可以。
Is everything all right, madam? 一切都还好吗,夫人?

B1 only just good enough

"What did you think of the film?" "It was all right. Nothing special." “你认为这部电影怎么样?”“还算可以,没什么特别的。”
The food was all right, I suppose, but I've had better. 我觉得味道还可以,但我尝过更好吃的。

not unpleasant or bad

This wine's all right, isn't it? 这酒还可以 ,是吧?
Her mum's really strict, but her dad's all right. 她妈妈很严厉,但她爸爸还好。

very good

You can work at home? That's all right, isn't it? 你可以在家工作?那真是太棒了,是不是?
it's all right for sb

used to show that you think someone is lucky or has an easy life when the same is not true for you

It's all right for you - your mum takes care of the children whenever you want. 海伦当然不用担心。只要她需要,她妈妈会随时帮她照看孩子。
He has a live-in housekeeper? It's all right for some, isn't it? 他雇了个住家保姆?当然,这笔开销对有些人来说算不了什么,是不是?

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all right adjective [ after verb ], adverb (SAFE)

A2 safe, well, or not harmed

She was very ill for a while but she's all right now. 有一阵她病得很厉害,但现在康复了。
Did you get home all right (= safely) last night? 昨晚你回家没出什么事儿吧?

all right adjective [ after verb ], adverb (ABLE TO MANAGE)

able to manage

Are you managing all right in your new job? 你的新工作还顺利吧?
Are you sure you'll be all right on your own? 你确定你自己一个人不会有什么事吗?
Are you all right with those cases? 你一个人拿这么多箱子,还吃得消吧?
I'm all right informal

used to refuse the offer of food or drink

"Can I get you a drink?" "No, I'm all right, thanks." “你想喝点什么?”“不用了,谢谢。”

all right adjective [ after verb ], adverb (AGREED)

A1 used to show that something is agreed, understood, or acceptable

All right, I'll lend you the money. 好吧,我借给你钱。
All right, that's enough noise! 行了,吵死了!
Tell me if you start to feel sick, all right? 你要感到不舒服就马上告诉我,好吗?
"Are you sure you won't come with us?" "All right then. If you insist." “你真的不过来跟我们喝一杯?”“那好吧,你非让我过去的话,我就去吧。”
All right, so I made a mistake (= I accept that I was wrong). 好了好了,是我的错。
I'd rather not go to Tricia's party if that's all right with you. 如果你不介意,我还是不参加特里西娅的聚会了。
Would it be all right if I came? 我去可以吗?
[ + to infinitive ] Chris wants to know if it'll be all right to come over to see us this evening. 克里斯想知道他今晚是否可以过来看我们。
She seems to think that it's perfectly all right to break the law. 她好像觉得触犯法律没什么大不了的。
it's all right A2 also that's all right

an answer to someone who has just thanked you for something or just said sorry for something they have done

"Thank you for the flowers." "It's all right (= there's no need to thank me). I thought they might cheer you up." “多谢你送花给我。”“别客气,我想这些花能让你心情好一些。”
"I'm sorry I broke the vase." "Oh, that's all right (= it's not important). It wasn't very expensive." “对不起,我把花瓶打碎了。”“哦,没关系,花瓶又不是什么贵重的东西。”

all right adjective [ after verb ], adverb (CERTAINLY)

certainly or without any doubt

"Are you sure it was Gillian with him?" "Oh, it was her all right." “你肯定和他在一起的是吉莉恩?”“啊呀,就是她,千真万确。”

all rightexclamation

also alright uk /ˌɔːl ˈraɪt/ us /ˌɑːl ˈraɪt/

all right exclamation (GREETING)

UK informal used to greet someone at the same time as asking if they are well

"All right, John?" "Not bad thanks, and you?" “挺好的吧,约翰?”“不错,多谢。你也挺好吧?”

all right exclamation (APPROVAL)

slang said with the main emphasis on "right", expressing approval of what has been said or done

"Did you hear I hit that creep who'd been pestering me?" "All right!" “你听说了吗,我把那个老是纠缠我的讨厌鬼给揍了。”“打得好!”

(Translation of “all right” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)