do well

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Definition of do well

1 : to be wise or use good judgment : to do what one should do You would do well to avoid him right now. You did well to avoid him when he was in a bad mood.
2 : to be lucky When the tornado hit, they did well to escape uninjured.

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“Do well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20well. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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