be as well

be (just) as well

To be smart or prudent to do something. It's just as well to apply to a few other schools, too, in case you don't get into your first choice.
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be (just) as ˈwell (to do something)

be sensible or wise (to do something): It’s just as well to lock the door, even if you only go out for a short while.
See also: well