well out of, be

Be lucky not to be involved with, as in You're well out of that marriage; he was never right for you. This expression is a shortening of well to be out of.


Nearby words

  1. well dressing,
  2. well in,
  3. well log,
  4. well logging,
  5. well off,
  6. well preserved,
  7. well sweep,
  8. well's run dry, the,
  9. well-accepted,
  10. well-accustomed

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