[ get-wel ]
/ ˈgɛtˈwɛl /
conveying wishes for one's recovery, as from an illness: a get-well card.
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Idioms and Phrases with get-well
Recover from illness, as in I hope you get well soon. This idiom uses well in the sense of “in good health,” a usage dating from the mid-1500s.
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