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might (just) as well

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmight (just) as wellmight (just) as wella) SUGGESTused to suggest that someone should do something, because there is no good reason to do anything else I suppose we might as well go home. b) used to say that the effect of an action or situation is the same as if it was another one They might as well have a badge on them saying ‘Steal me’. He might as well have been a million miles away. might
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might (just) as wellD.W. had come in over ocean and flown low as a drug smuggler over what might as well be called treetops.I thought I might just as well come down to the point.He said we might as well go before his sister arrived, because once she came, it would be impossible.You might as well go to a branch.I might as well have been a convert, a Gentile.He might as well have gotten down on his hands and knees and begged for it.And if you have to plough the field anyway, you might as well plant it at the same time.But what is unavoidable may still be undesirable, and one might as well say so.
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