safe and sound

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Adjective[edit]

safe and sound ‎(not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Having come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, act 4, scene 4,
      Fetch our stuff from thence:
      I long that we were safe and sound aboard.

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References[edit]

  • "safe and sound" in the Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989. See "safe."