Translation: from spanish

to do well out of something

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  • (be) well out of something — be ˌwell ˈout of sth idiom (BrE, informal) to be lucky that you are not involved in sth • I don t know exactly what s been going on. I only know that you re well out of it. Main entry: ↑wellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • do well out of something — do ˈwell out of sb/sth idiom to make a profit or get money from sb/sth Main entry: ↑wellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • well out of — (informal) Fortunate to be free of (something) • • • Main Entry: ↑well …   Useful english dictionary

  • well out — verb flow freely and abundantly Tears streamed down her face • Syn: ↑stream • Derivationally related forms: ↑stream (for: ↑stream) • Hypernyms: ↑r …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap out of something — snap out of (something) to stop experiencing something, esp. something unpleasant. Davis snapped out of a two year slump to win at the golf tournament. Usage notes: usually used in the form snap out of it and sometimes given as advice: She s… …   New idioms dictionary

  • stand out against something — ˌstand ˈout (from/against sth) derived to be easily seen; to be noticeable • The lettering stood out well against the dark background. • She s the sort of person who stands out in a crowd. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand out from something — ˌstand ˈout (from/against sth) derived to be easily seen; to be noticeable • The lettering stood out well against the dark background. • She s the sort of person who stands out in a crowd. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • well — well1 W1S1 [wel] adv comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(satisfactorily)¦ 2¦(thoroughly)¦ 3¦(a lot)¦ 4 do well 5 as well 6 as well as something/somebody 7 may/might/could well …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Something Special (TV series) — Something Special Screenshot from title credits from series 4 Also known as Something Special: Out and About Genre …   Wikipedia

  • out of range (of something) — out of ˈrange (of sth) idiom too far away to be reached, seen or heard • The cat stayed well out of range of the children. • She hid away in her house, out of range of prying eyes. Main entry: ↑rangeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • well — I [[t]we̱l[/t]] DISCOURSE USES ♦ (Well is used mainly in spoken English.) 1) ADV: ADV cl You say well to indicate that you are about to say something. Sylvia shook hands. Well, you go get yourselves some breakfast. ... Well, I don t like the look …   English dictionary


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