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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH alrightall right, alright (see usage note at the current entry)
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Example sentences from the Web for alright
You and I turned out alright despite—not because of—Dad’s constant scolding and occasional smack.
It’s probably tuberculosis in the penis, So, you’ll be alright.
Though far too many sectors of the economy have suffered enormous losses during the coronavirus pandemic, a few are doing alright.This Tiny Electric Car Is Selling Like Hot Cakes in China|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|October 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
Alright, alright, alright: Matthew McConaughey wasn't the only actor whose Emmy night didn't end as planned.The Biggest Emmys Snubs and Surprises: 'Modern Family,' McConaughey, and More|Kevin Fallon|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Special points for acknowledging his co-star, Matthew McConaughey, with his signature “alright, alright, alright.”The SAG Awards Best Speeches…And What They Mean for Oscar|Kevin Fallon|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But yeah, I met a dude once and I was like, “You doing alright, man?”‘Saturday Night Live’ Star Bobby Moynihan Is the ‘Chozen’ One|Kevin Fallon|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like, “Yeah this will be crazy to rhyme on alright lets loop it up.”
The weather forecast was supposed to be alright but it seems to be getting worse.VIDEO Prince Harry Arrives in Antartica But Conditions May Yet Hamper Teams|Tom Sykes|November 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We soon pacified her by telling her that we appreciated her point of view and that it was perfectly alright with us.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
Mr. Lyman came up to me, took my gun from my shoulders, looked at it and asked me if it was alright.Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper|Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
A dandy horse, alright, but too high-lived for Cavalry work, and they can't break him in to it.The Long Dim Trail|Forrestine C. Hooker
The kohlrabi were grown extensively in Germany and tasted alright but were very woody in texture.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
They'd p'r'aps think he was dead and they'd be sorry then alright.More William|Richmal Crompton