Bedeutung von "well" - als Fremdsprache


exclamation uk us /wel/

A1 used at the beginning of a sentence to pause slightly or to express doubt or disagreement:

"You'll go, won't you?" "Well, I'm not sure."
"You said the food was bad." "Well, I didn't exactly say that."
SURPRISE (also well, well)

used to express surprise:

Well, well, I never expected that to happen.
oh well

B1 used to say that a situation cannot be changed although it might be disappointing:

Oh well, it doesn't matter, I can always buy another one.

(Definition von "well exclamation" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)