be well out of (something)(redirected from been well out of)
be well out of (something)
To be benefiting from a lack of involvement with something. Primarily heard in UK. I hope you're enjoying your retirement because you are well out of the rat race, my friend.
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well out of, be
Be lucky not to be involved with, as in You're well out of that marriage; he was never right for you. This expression is a shortening of well to be out of.
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be ˌwell ˈout of something(British English, informal) be lucky that you are not/no longer doing something or involved in something: ‘I’ve left my job in advertising.’ ‘You’re well out of it, John. The firm is in terrible financial trouble.’
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