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space after read prompt?

Hello, Unix-Forums.

How can I make a Space after a read prompt? let's assume:

Code:
read -p "Are you good?:" var

the output would be ( | is the cursor ):
Code:
Are you good?:|

But I want it to be:

Code:
Are you good?: |

That's what I mean.
How would I do that?
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How about adding a space before the second double quote?
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Yeah, that's it.

Thank you Smilie
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