you may well ask Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “you may well ask” in the English Dictionary

"you may well ask" in British English

See all translations

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.
(Definition of you may well ask from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “you may well ask”
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示…耐人寻味)你纳闷吧,你觉得出奇吧…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示…耐人尋味)你覺得出奇吧…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunscreen

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More