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Russian translation of “well”

well

adverb
 
 
/wel/ (better, best)
SUCCESSFULLY A1 in a successful or satisfactory way
хорошо
I thought they played well. He's doing well at school/work.Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good
COMPLETELY A2 in a complete way or as much as possible
хорошо, тщательно
I know him quite well. Stir the mixture well.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
as well A1 also
тоже
Are you going to invite Steve as well?Also, extra, and in addition
as well as sth A1 in addition to something
а также, кроме того
They have lived in the United States as well as Britain.Also, extra, and in addition
may/might as well do sth B2 If you may/might as well do something, it will not spoil the situation if you do that thing.
вполне можно сделать что-либо
If we're not waiting for Karen, we might as well go now.Reassuring
may/might/could well B2 used to say that something is likely to be true
вполне может быть
He could well be at Michelle's house.Possible and probable
well above/ahead/below, etc B2 above/ahead/below, etc by a large amount
значительно выше/далеко впереди/далеко внизу и т. д.
It was well after seven o'clock when we got home.Large in number or quantityVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
can't/couldn't very well do sth used to say that something is not a suitable or practical thing to do
никак нельзя/нельзя было сделать что-либо
I couldn't very well tell her while he was there.Impossible and improbable
Well done! A1 used to tell someone how pleased you are about their success
молодец!
"I passed my exams." "Well done!"Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downInterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of well adverb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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