a comedy (1602?) by Shakespeare.
Problems that occur along the way do not matter as long as the outcome is happy.
Note: This proverb was used as a title for one of William Shakespeare’s comedies.
Everything has turned out satisfactorily, even though the outcome has been uncertain. For example, His lawyer persuaded Jack to plead guilty, but the court merely put him on probation—all’s well that ends well. This proverb, dating from about 1250, gained even more currency as the title of a Shakespeare comedy.
- All well and good
see: well and good
- All while
a period or interval of time: to wait a long while; He arrived a short while ago. Archaic. a particular time or occasion. during or in the time that. throughout the time that; as long as. even though; although: While she appreciated the honor, she could not accept the position. at the same time that […]
- All wet
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- All whites
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- All wool and a yard wide
the fine, soft, curly hair that forms the fleece of sheep and certain other animals, characterized by minute, overlapping surface scales that give it its felting property. fabrics and garments of such wool. yarn made of such wool. any of various substances used commercially as substitutes for the wool of sheep or other animals. any […]