well out of

well out of (something)

1. verb To gush up from or out of something. Sewage began welling out of the exposed pipe. The tears kept welling out of her eyes.
2. adjective Benefiting from no longer being involved with something. I hope you're enjoying your retirement because you are well out of this bloody rat race, my friend. I've been trying to tell her that she's well out of that toxic relationship, but she's still pretty upset about it.
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well out(side) of something

far outside something. We were well out of the city when the air-raid sirens went off.
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By that time, though, the game was well out of reach.