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Which is correct?

English - All is Well

Espanol - Todo es bien / Todo está bien

I am confused with es and está. still I don't get a clear view.

I referred this too.

Please help to understand. Thanks!

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    use está when it is a temporary states, and es for durable or permanent states May 27, 2014 at 16:11
  • related spanish.stackexchange.com/questions/4855/… May 27, 2014 at 16:11
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    I don't think you would ever see 'ser' with 'bien.' But there might be an exception.
    – Flimzy
    May 27, 2014 at 18:34
  • In a general sense, it is common to say Todo va bien (All goes well).
    – rodrigo
    May 29, 2014 at 12:40

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The correct way is "Todo está bien." I don't remember the rule right, but I usually use "es" when i refer to a particular characteristic of the subject: The car is red (El carro es rojo), The car is big (El carro es grande). In the case of "está", I use it more to refer to a particular state or status of the subject: The car is wet (El carro está mojado), The car is far (El carro está lejos). I need to go back and review the official rule, it's been a while, but in general terms, I hope that helps a bit.

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  • use está when it is a temporary states, and es for durable or permanent states May 27, 2014 at 16:10
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All is Well also can traslate to "Todo correcto".

The traslation of To be in Spanish can be the verb "ser" or "estar" depending the context.

The verb "Ser" refers to a person or a object and the verb "estar" refers to the state of things or persons.

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The thing that is "bien" (the situation, the wind blowing your ship) at the time can also become "mal", right? Since that "bien" is mutable, you must use "esta".

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