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"all very well" in British English

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all very well

also all well and good
If something is all very well, it is fairly 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.
(Definition of all very well from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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all very well

also all well and good
good, but not good enough or not good in every situation: A high-fiber diet is all very well for an adult, but it's totally wrong for a child.
(Definition of all very well from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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