full well


full well
full well
formal : very well

I knew full well who they were.

You know full well that it won't be possible for me to go.

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  • full well — adverb Very well He knows full well that I dont like that club …   Wiktionary

  • full well — very well …   English contemporary dictionary

  • know full well — know full/perfectly/well phrase to know something while pretending not to You know full well what I am talking about. Thesaurus: to know something or someonesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • know full well — When you know full well, you are absolutely sure that you know …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • know full well —    When you know full well, you are absolutely sure that you know.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Know full well —   When you know full well, you are absolutely sure that you know …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • full — full1 [fool] adj. [ME < OE, akin to Ger voll, Goth fulls < IE base * pel , to fill > L plenus, full & plere, to fill, Gr plēthein, to be full, Welsh llawn, full] 1. having in it all there is space for; holding or containing as much as… …   English World dictionary

  • full — survives as an adverb only in the phrases full well (as in You know full well what I mean) and full in the face (as in The ball hit him full in the face). Other uses (e.g. full early, full fain) are now somewhat literary or archaic; in… …   Modern English usage

  • full — 1. adjective 1) her glass was full Syn: filled, filled up, filled to capacity, filled to the brim, brimming, brimful Ant: empty 2) streets full of people Syn: crowded wit …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • well — well1 W1S1 [wel] adv comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(satisfactorily)¦ 2¦(thoroughly)¦ 3¦(a lot)¦ 4 do well 5 as well 6 as well as something/somebody 7 may/might/could well …   Dictionary of contemporary English