well into

well into (something)

Quite advanced or far along in something. My dad was well into his 50s when he had me, so you're definitely not too old to have kids. We were already well into the project when the boss decided he wanted to go in a different direction with it.
See also: well
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*well into something

Fig. far into something or far along in something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) It was well into the morning before she awoke. The car was well into the tunnel when it broke down.
See also: well
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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