pretty well | pretty muchINFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase pretty well | pretty much
You can say this instead of saying "almost" or "nearly".
- "Is the party over yet?"
"Pretty well, but Juan and his mates are still here."
- "Which shirt is cheaper?"
"The prices are pretty much the same."
Also "pretty nearly" (Br English) and "pretty near" (Nth Am English)
I asked if the sausages were cooked and he said, "Pretty well." They were
Contributor: Matt Errey