she'll be right

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  • IPA(key): /ʃɪəl bi ɹʌɪt/
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she’ll be right

  1. (idiomatic, Australia, New Zealand, colloquial) OK, no problem, everything will be all right.
    • 1988, Janette Turner Hospital, Charades, page 77:
      So there’s shuffling, like, and a bit o’ coughing and spitting, and someone else says: ‘She’ll be right, mate. She’s on her way if you’ll hang on a tick. You’re at the party.’
    • 2001, Anthony Eaton, A New Kind of Dreaming, page 122:
      “Nah, she’ll be right. You go.”
      “You’ll have to start mixing with the others at some point, you know.”
      “It’s not just that, I got homework to do. Gotta catch up.”
    • 2010, Robin Easton, Naked in Eden: My Adventure and Awakening in the Australian Rainforest, page 77:
      In a whisper, I suggested to Ian that we reattach the winch cable to a tree in the clearing, but of course his reply was, “Naaahh, she’ll be right, mate.”


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