"all very well" meaning in English

Adjective

Audio: en-au-all very well.ogg [Australia]
  1. All right to a certain extent. Tags: idiomatic
    Synonyms (all right): dandy, all well and good Disambiguation of 'all right': 96 4
  2. True, as far as it goes. Tags: idiomatic

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