(it's) just as well (that) (something happened)(redirected from it was just as well)
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(it's) just as well (that) (something happened)
It is or turned out to be beneficial (that something happened). It turned out we had a pop quiz on Monday. Just as well I was studying this weekend! It's just as well we brought our raincoats, because it looks like it's about to rain. A: "My brother said he'd give us a lift to the airport in the morning." B: "Just as well, because I don't have any money for a taxi."
it’s (just) as ˈwell (that ...)it is a good thing (that ...); it is lucky (that ...): It’s as well that we brought an umbrella. ♢ ‘She was wearing a crash helmet, fortunately.’ ‘Just as well.’
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