all very well

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Definition of all very well

used to say that something may seem proper, good, or reasonable by itself but that there are other things that also have to be considered It's all very well your telling me to take it easy, but I have a deadline to meet!

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“All very well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20very%20well. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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