Vocabulary Tips (어휘 팁): All Right vs. Alright

Is it “alright” to use “all right”? Check this post and find out.

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According to Dictionary.com, “all right” can mean a lot of things such as:

  • Yes: All right, I’ll go with you.
  • Safe: Are you all right?
  • Reliable/good: That fellow is all right.
  • Satisfactorily: His work is coming along all right.

The one-word spelling of the phrase “all right” is “alright”. The two mean the same thing, and they are interchangeable.

However, it is important to note that alright is commonly used in written dialogue and informal writing, while all right is the more common and acceptable styling in edited writing.

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