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English definition of “you may well ask”

you may well ask

(also well may you ask) humorous
it would be very interesting to know: How could Jonathan afford to buy a new car? You may well ask.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of you may well ask from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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