Translation: from spanish

well before

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  • well — well1 [wel] n. [ME welle < OE wella, akin to weallan, to boil up, akin to Ger welle, wave, wallen, to boil < IE base * wel , to turn, roll > WALK, L volvere, to roll] 1. a flow of water from the earth; natural spring and pool 2. a hole… …   English World dictionary

  • before your time — before (your) time during a period when you were not active or alive. I don t know how old the bridge is, but I know it was built well before my time …   New idioms dictionary

  • before time — before (your) time during a period when you were not active or alive. I don t know how old the bridge is, but I know it was built well before my time …   New idioms 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

  • well — 1 /wel/ adverb comparative better superlative best 1 SATISFACTORILY in a successful or satisfactory way: Did you sleep well? | James reads well for his age. | fairly/moderately/pretty well (=quite well) | go well (=happen in the way you planned… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • well — I UK [wel] / US adverb Word forms well : comparative better UK [ˈbetə(r)] / US [ˈbetər] superlative best UK [best] / US *** Collocations: Well is used for making many compound adjectives (=formed from two or more words). In this dictionary, these …   English dictionary

  • well — well1 [ wel ] (comparative bet|ter [ betər ] ; superlative best [ best ] ) adverb *** 1. ) in a skillful or effective way: She speaks Japanese well. very/rather/fairly/quite well: He plays the piano very well for someone of his age. a ) in a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • well — I. /wɛl / (say wel) adverb (better, best) 1. in a satisfactory, favourable, or advantageous manner; fortunately or happily: affairs are going well; to be well supplied; well situated. 2. in a good or proper manner: he behaved very well. 3.… …   Australian 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

  • well*/*/*/ — [wel] (comparative better [ˈbetə] ; superlative best [best] ) adv I 1) skilfully, or effectively She speaks Japanese really well.[/ex] 2) in a satisfactory way The boys were not behaving very well.[/ex] 3) completely, or thoroughly Shake the can… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • well — well1 /wel/, adv., adj., compar. better, superl. best, interj., n. adv. 1. in a good or satisfactory manner: Business is going well. 2. thoroughly, carefully, or soundly: to shake well before using; listen well. 3. in a …   Universalium


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