10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A BIT OF ALL RIGHT»
Discover the use of a bit of all right
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a bit of all right
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The New Partridge Dictionary of
Slang and Unconventional ...
"That's a bit of all right," said the guard, cutting off a piece of the Stem and putting
it into his mouth.— Alexander Macdonald, In theLandof Pearl and Gold, 1907 bit
of black noun a black person objectified sexually uk • I'd like to see how you'd ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
Awl right! c* adverb 1 satisfactorily; properly. 2 colloa used to reinforce what has
just been said □ It's broken all right. • a bit of all right colloa someone or
something much approved of, especially someone good- looking or sexy □ Cor!
He's a ...
The Silent Lady: A
A bit of all right. There's never been a better.' Bella Morgan watched the big fellow
disappear into the darkness; then she walked slowly to her front door, unlocked it,
and entered her house. After locking the door, she sat down in the basket ...
An extension of the slang a bit of all right, something excellent or cosy or very
welcome. The c.p. occurs in, e.g., Alexander Macdonald, In the Land of Pearl and
Gold, 1907, '“That's a bit of all right,” said the guard, cutting a piece of the stem
Shorter Slang Dictionary
... he's always chasing women, he likes to drink and gamble. Since around 1950.
bit of all right 1 something excellent, esp. an unexpected treat or a stroke of good
luck, as in that's a bit of all right. Since around 1907. 2 a person who is attractive ...
Paul Beale, Eric Partridge, Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
Chambers concise dictionary
all-risks aloe vera ♢ a bit of all right colloq someone or something much approved
of, especially someone good-looking or sexy • Cor! He's a bit of all right! be all
right with someone colloq to be agreeable to them • I'll see you at eight, if that's all
Slang and Unconventional English
Collinson—6. In that's right!, I agree: coll.: C20. Prob. ex all right!—7. See all right,
which includes a bit of all right; too right!; she'll be apples. right, adv. With adjj. (
e.g. right smart) and adv. (e.g. right away): very: C.13—20: S.E. that, in C.19—20,
The Lingo Dictionary: Of
Favourite Australian Words and Phrases
... someone to bugger off. a bit more choke and you would have started Said to
someone who has just passed wind in a minor manner that sounds like a motor
struggling to start. a bit of all right An attractive person, e.g. 'She's a bit of all right'.
Sterling Dictionary of
... a bit much unwelcome; excessive It 's a bit much asking me to do the chores. a
bit of all right very attractive or a pleasing person or thing Lady Diana is a bit of all
right. a bit thick more than one can and likes to tolerate It 's a bit thick expecting ...
Rajpal Dictionary Of
English Idioms & Phrases
... away from school a bit longer than the allowed time A bit of all right: Very
attractive * The woman at the party looked a bit of all right in her new dress A bit
of a nuisance: Something unpleasant or troublesome * The loud music at the
party was ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A BIT OF ALL RIGHT»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
Presenter is no John Travolta, but he cut real dash in that get-up
So was his outfit a white fright or a bit of all right? I may be in the minority here, but I thought he looked rather debonair. And more to the point, he looked cool. «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
Joanna Blythman review: Pickled Ginger, Glasgow
The gyoza pot sticker dumplings were a bit of all right too. Again their pork filling seemed homespun and fresh inside its pliant, crusty wrapper. Otherwise ... «Herald Scotland, Jun 15»
Why this restored Frogeye Sprite is more than a bit of all right
When you look at the £17k price tag on the Austin-Healey Sprite MkI – that's a Frogeye to you and I – tested in the current issue of Classic Cars it's tempting to ... «Classic Cars for Sale, Apr 15»
The rise, fall and rise (again) of Lara Bingle
... pillars of fame — sporting prowess, singing ability or acting chops — and simply famous for being famous, beautiful and a bit of all right in a bathing suit. «NEWS.com.au, Apr 15»
Heads up for another celeb
... Anne Boleyn's execution outfit was particularly charming, while her executioner was a bit of all right too, with his romantic French accent and stylish slippers. «Isle of Wight County Press, Mar 15»
New vegan eatery has a way with soy
With my piping hot Rooibos tea, it was, as they say, “a bit of all right.” Rating. * *. Price. Three-course meal for two with tax and tip costs $46 (approximately). «The Telegram, Feb 15»
Which WorldTour team has the best kit?
... perhaps, of pairing a white T-shirt with some posh suit trousers. Very fashion forward, bordering on normcore. Verdict: The bright white's a bit of all right. «Cycling Weekly, Jan 15»
Twelfth Night: a day for literary epiphanies
“finds a special bean in his tucker, oho, everyone says 'you're king mate' and he thinks 'this is a bit of all right' only next thing he's legging it over the snow with a ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
Billy Magnussen Is The Sexiest Thing In "Into The Woods"
Of course, he's not the only eye candy in the film—Chris Pine is a bit of all right, and our friend has a major thing for James Corden—but Billy is the prince we'd ... «NewNowNext, Dec 14»
Let's move to Carlisle, Cumbria
What's going for it? Cor, Carlisle's a bit of all right. Rugged. It wears its chequered past proudly on its streets. If it were human, it'd be Sean Bean, a face that ... «The Guardian, Nov 14»