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English definition of “well away”

well away

UK informal
completely involved in what you are doing: He was soon well away on (= talking a lot about) his favourite subject of steam train conservation.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly very drunk: After five pints of lager and a couple of whiskies I was well away (= drunk).Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of well away from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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