all right

all right
all right , alright
A n GB he's/she's a bit of all right c'est un beau mec /une belle nana .
B adj
1 (expressing satisfaction) [film, trip, house, game, outfit] pas mal ; the interview was all right l'entretien s'est plutôt bien passé ; she's all right (pleasant) elle est sympa ; (attractive) elle n'est pas mal ; (competent) elle est bien ; sounds all right to me ! (acceptance) pourquoi pas! ; is my hair all right? ça va mes cheveux? ; you look all right (reassuring) tu es très bien comme ça ;
2 (well) to feel all right aller bien ; I'm all right thanks ça va merci ;
3 (able to manage) will you be all right? est-ce que ça va aller? ; don't worry, we're all right ne t'inquiète pas, tout va bien pour nous ; to be all right for avoir assez de [money, time, work] ;
4 (acceptable) it's all right to do il n'y a pas de mal à faire ; is it all right if…? est-ce que ça va si…? ; would it be all right to leave early? est-ce que c'est gênant si on s'en va plus tôt? ; is that all right with you? ça ne te dérange pas? ; that's all right for young people but… ça passe encore pour les jeunes mais… ; it's all right for you toi tu n'as pas à t'en faire ; that's (quite) all right! ce n'est rien du tout!
C adv
1 (quite well) [work, function] comme il faut ; [see, hear] bien ; to manage ou cope all right s'en sortir ; she's doing all right tout va bien pour elle ;
2 (without a doubt) she knows/I'm annoyed all right! bien sûr qu'elle sait/que je suis en colère! ; the car is ours all right c'est bien notre voiture.
D particle
1 (giving agreement) d'accord ;
2 (conceding a point) d'accord ; all right all right! point taken! ça va! j'ai compris! ;
3 (seeking consensus) d'accord?, ça va? ;
4 (seeking information) all right, whose idea was this? bon d'accord, qui a eu cette idée? ;
5 (introducing topic) bien ; all right, let's move on to… bien, passons à…

Big English-French dictionary. 2003.

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