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"all very well" in American English

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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.
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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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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