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"It's okay" is a phrase which is often translated as "está bien", and "it's alright" is a phrase which is often translated as "bueno". Learn more about the difference between "it's okay" and "it's alright" below.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (no worries)
a. está bien
I'm really sorry. I promise I'll do better next time. - It's okay.Lo siento mucho. Prometo mejorar para la próxima vez. - Está bien.
b. no pasa nada
Sorry I'm late! - It's okay, we haven't started yet.¡Siento la tardanza! - No pasa nada, todavía no comenzamos.
2. (to be of average quality)
a. no está mal
How's your burger? - It's okay.¿Qué tal tu hamburguesa? - No está mal.
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it's alright
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express agreement)
a. bueno
What if we meet after work somewhere? - It's alright.¿Qué tal si nos vemos en algún sitio después del trabajo? - Bueno.
b. está bien
I borrowed your bike. You don't mind, do you? - No, it's alright.Tomé prestada tu bici. No te importa, ¿no? - No, está bien.
c. vale
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Is it okay if I bring some friends along? - It's alright with me, but ask Juliana.¿Me puedo traer a unos amigos? - Por mí vale, pero pregúntale a Juliana.
2. (used to calm someone down)
a. tranquilo
It's alright, honey. Mommy's here now.Tranquilo, cielo. Mami ya está aquí.
b. no te preocupes
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
I'm sorry for the delay. - It's alright. We were late too.Siento la demora. - No te preocupes. Nosotros también llegamos tarde.
c. no se procupe
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
It's alright, ma'am. We don't accept tips anyway.No se preocupe, señora. De todos modos, no aceptamos propinas.
3. (it's fairly good)
a. está bien
What did you think of the play? - It's alright, but not great.¿Qué te pareció la obra? - Está bien, pero no es una gran obra.
b. no está mal
Do you like the wine? - Yeah, it's alright.¿Te gusta el vino? - Sí, no está mal.
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