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well after

This page is about the collocation well after

Meaning

a long time after

For example

  • The last runner in the marathon finished well after the winner.

  • There was long delay, so our flight didn't leave until well after midnight.

Note:
A similar collocation is "long after"

Quick Quiz

The train left well after we got to the station, so we

a. waited for it

b. nearly missed it

c. had to get the next one

Contributor: Matt Errey