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What does "well back" mean?



 
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What does "well back" mean? #1 (permalink) Sun Jul 01, 2007 6:19 am   What does "well back" mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #210 "What Comes Next? (4)", question 4

We should have been there 2 hours ago, ..........

(a) so we're well back
(b) so we're well off
(c) so we're well backward
(d) so we're well behind

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #210 "What Comes Next? (4)", answer 4

We should have been there 2 hours ago, so we're well behind.

Correct answer: (d) so we're well behind
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What does "well back" mean? #2 (permalink) Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:12 am   What does "well back" mean?
 

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Well back = far to/in the rear (e.g. in a race or in auditorium seating).
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What does "well back" mean? #3 (permalink) Thu Dec 01, 2011 20:04 pm   What does "well back" mean?
 

(c)so we're well backward
(d)so we're well behind

what is the difference between them?

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What does "well back" mean? #4 (permalink) Thu Dec 01, 2011 21:49 pm   What does "well back" mean?
 

The first is grammatically incorrect.
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