right as rain

a) Very good; healthy.

So I went to him [Thackeray d. 1863] while he was at breakfast in Onslow Square, on the morning of the banquet, and asked him if the speech was " all right." "As right as rain," he replied.

b) Correct; factually accurate.

Malachy brought me aspirins and vitamins and told me Id be as right as rain in the morning and I wondered what that meant, right as rain.


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