pretty well

idiom

informal
: not completely but mostly
I'm pretty well fed up with him.

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“Pretty well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretty%20well. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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