be well away

be well away

 
1. (British informal) to be completely involved in doing something, especially talking They started talking about football and were soon well away.
2. (British & Australian informal) to be drunk Annie was dancing on top of the table, so she must have been well away last night.
3. (British & Australian informal) to be sleeping Her head started to nod and soon she was well away.
See also: away, well