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well done!

This page is about the conversational phrase well done!

Meaning

You can say this if you want to praise somebody for what they've done.

For example

  • "I won the 100 metres sprint at school today, Dad."
    "That's terrific, Alice. Well done!"

  • "I haven't had a cigarette for over a year now."
    "Well done, mate! That's a great effort."

Quick Quiz

Alex hugged his son and said, "Well done, my boy!" His son had

a. saved someone's life

b. been saved by someone

c. refused to save someone

Contributor: Matt Errey