well and truly

well and truly

Completely. I'd rather not make any big purchases until we are well and truly out of debt.
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ˌwell and ˈtruly

(informal) completely: We were in the middle of the forest, and well and truly lost.
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"We're not good enough to just turn up and win and if we think we are then you see what happens - we'll get well and truly beaten like we did here.
In the fourth quarter, Brammer found Olney in the end-zone and with the kick converted the game was well and truly on at 21-17.