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English definition of “be as sound as a bell”

be as sound as a bell

UK informal
to be very healthy or in very good conditionUndamaged, unbroken or in good condition
(Definition of be as sound as a bell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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