O.k. is a verb and can also act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.
WHAT DOES O.K. MEAN IN ENGLISH?
"OK" is a word denoting approval, acceptance, agreement, assent, or acknowledgment. "OK" has frequently turned up as a loanword in many other languages. As an adjective, "okay" means "adequate," "acceptable", "mediocre" often in contrast to "good"; it also functions as an adverb in this sense. As an interjection, it can denote compliance, or agreement. As a verb and noun it means "assent" As a versatile discourse marker, it can also be used with appropriate voice tone to show doubt or to seek confirmation.
The translations of O.K. from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «O.K.» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «O.K.» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «O.K.» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «O.K.» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about O.K.
10 QUOTES WITH «O.K.»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word O.K..
We can't accept that it's O.K. if only some kids get to go to college.
Fame is O.K. I hate it, but it's O.K. I'm beginning to understand how I can be hidden. It's an attitude.
Gary L. Francione
We eat animals because they taste good. And if that's O.K., what's wrong with wearing fur? We need as a society to think seriously about our institutionalized animal use.
I am not a hero, O.K.? I am not a hero. I am a very ordinary person.
I understand it's my role to realize people's dreams. I'm O.K. with that so long as my songs are my own. No one can take my songs away from me.
The commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' does not say it's O.K. to kill some people and not others.
I constantly worry about my family and my kids. 'Are they O.K., what are they doing right now?'
My cousins and I used to play Beatle wives. We all wanted to be married to Paul, but John was O.K. too. None of us wanted Ringo. Or even worse, George.
Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.
So all the rest is O.K., but fame is a hollow ground, isn't it? It's an empty kind of thing.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «O.K.»
Discover the use of O.K. in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to O.K. and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The OK Book
With spare yet comforting illustrations and text, Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld celebrate the real skills and talents children possess, encouraging and empowering them to discover their own individual strengths and personalities.
Amy Krouse Rosenthal
OK: The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word
Allan Metcalf, a renowned popular writer on language, here traces the evolution of America's most popular word, writing with brevity and wit, and ranging across American history with colorful portraits of the nooks and crannies in which OK ...
Allan Metcalf, 2010
Everything Is Going to Be OK
This pocket-sized volume is filled with artwork bearing mottos of encouragement and affirmation.
I'm Ok, You're Ok
This practical guide to Transactional Analysis is a unique approach to your problems.
Thomas A. Harris, 2013
OK!: The Story of Oklahoma!
Revised and updated to include a special section on the Roayl National Theatre's production that Cameron Mackintosh is presenting on Broadway in spring of 2002, OK! The Story of "Oklahoma!" celebrates this watershed work that has taken its ...
Max Wilk, 2002
It's OK to Tell: A Story of Hope and Recovery
Recounts the author's years of abuse by her nanny and her fight to recover and embrace life.
Lauren Book, 2013
Radiohead's OK Computer
Through close musical analysis of each song, Dai Griffiths explores the themes and ideas that have made this album resonate so deeply with its audience, and argues that OK Computer is one of the most successfully realized CD albums so far ...
Dai Griffiths, 2004
Radiohead: welcome to the machine : OK computer and the ...
Released in 1997 before the advent of downloadable singles, looks at the composition of Radiohead's "OK Computer" album, examining the themes and artistic and political influences of the album created to be listened to in its entirety.
Tim Footman, 2007
I'm Ok, You're Ok
And for a huge portion of the population, that position is "I'm Not OK -- You're OK." This negative "life position," shared by successful and unsuccessful people alike, contaminates our rational Adult capabilities, leaving us vulnerable to ...
Thomas Harris, 2011
Are Angels OK?: The Parallel Universes of New Zealand ...
With topics that include the curvature of space time, wave particle duality, the untimely death of Schrodinger's cat, Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, dark energy, and the end of the universe, this extraordinary guide artfully blends ...
Paul Callaghan, Paul T. Callaghan, Bill Manhire, 2006
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