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We might as well sit down while we're waiting. You might as well enjoy your money while you've got it. It indicates an unenthusiastic Tonight - Various - The Worlds Greatest Film Themes in someone else's proposition, or a less-than-wholehearted proposition of one's own. When I was young, the conversation might run like this:. Ya wanna go grab a beer?
Might as well. Can't dance, and it's too wet to plow. The fullest form of the phrase little heard now indicates why it has this meaning: might just as well do X as not. That is, we're equally well-off doing X as not doing X. This phrase can be used as an alternative to yes, and a more colourful answer to a question, i. Are you going to take the car or Toutes Les Mêmes - Sacha Distel - Le Very Best Of It is normally used where there is an alternative, and you declare the winning option by the term I might Might As Well Be Gone - Knievel - Might As Well Be Gone well do blah blah etc.
Hope this helps. I just thought I might as well try answering it!! He could do just as well by not returning next year, since it has been years' procrastination.
He might be just as comfortable not returning at all, compared to his comfort level of having to fulfill a prophecy - having to deal with a planet damaged by god-fearing people vs the guilt of not fulfilling a prophecy. In fact, there might be no difference whether he returns or not. The planet would not benefit either way.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Ask Question. Asked 6 years, 11 months ago. Active 3 years, 11 months ago. Viewed k times. The definition on the web is very vague, it says a phrase indicating that it is probably better to do something than not to do it.
FumbleFingers k 37 37 gold badges silver badges bronze badges. Surely there are a million of them. When I was young, the conversation might run like this: A. StoneyB on hiatus StoneyB on hiatus Thanks for the fullest form at the end of your answer.
That gives a good way to really understand and remember it. I might as well use that fullest form. Oh, maybe not. Gerry Gerry 51 1 1 bronze badge. We need to segregate "might" from "as well", first. Therefore, "might as well" would mean possibly just as appropriate or fitting. For example, Do you think that Jesus will be returning next year? He might, do just as well, by not returning next year.
He might as well not return at all. Blessed Geek Blessed Geek 9, 14 14 silver badges 31 31 bronze badges.
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