Values and Attitudes
Many Australian words and idioms give a sense of the qualities and values that Australians like or dislike, and of distinctively Australian customs
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She'll be right
'Everything will be all right; don't worry about it.'
The use of the pronoun she is common in Australian speech in phrases where the pronoun it is standard in other varieties of English.
Other phrases such as she's apples and she's sweet indicate the same sense of 'all is going well'.
Hear the phrase she'll be right in use (MP3 39kb)