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jolly welladverb

uk   us   UK old-fashioned
used to ​emphasize something you are saying, ​especially when you are ​angry or ​annoyed: I'm going to jolly well ​tell her what I ​think of her! "Is she ​ready to ​leaveyet?" "I jolly well ​hope so!"
(Definition of jolly well from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jolly well”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于生气或烦心时加强语气)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於生氣或煩心時加強語氣)…
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