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all very well/fine/good

You say that something is all very well/fine/good if it seems good by itself but you think that there are problems connected with it: It's all very well to want to get rich quickly, but it isn't usually that easy.
(Definition of all very well/fine/good from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “all very well/fine/good”
in Chinese (Simplified) 好像是不错(用来表示其中有问题)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好像是不錯(用來表示其中有問題)…
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