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all right (2)

This page is about the conversational phrase all right (2)

Meaning

You can say this to make sure you've been understood, or to let someone know you've understood them.

For example

  • Our teacher said, "You've got to underline all the verbs. All right?"

  • "And you put the decimal point here. OK?"
    "All right, I think I get it."

Quick Quiz

After explaining everything, he said, "All right?" He wanted to know if

a. he'd understood

b. we'd understood

c. we were all right

Contributor: Matt Errey