Definition of “all very well/fine/good” - English Dictionary

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“all very well/fine/good” in British English

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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)