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English definition of “you may well ask”

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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.
Translations of “you may well ask”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示…耐人尋味)你覺得出奇吧…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示…耐人寻味)你纳闷吧,你觉得出奇吧…
(Definition of you may well ask from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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