far and away

far and away :

be a far cry from

be very different from

1987 - National Geographic - I walk out and hire a Helicopter… an expensive way to mine. And a far cry from the ancient Maori canoe expeditions to hunt for jade.

far and away

by a very large amount

1990 - A. L. Kennedy - Night Geometry & Garscadden Trains - She enjoyed being far and away the best cook.

far be it from me to = far be it for me to

used to express reluctance, especially to do something which you think may be resented

so far so good

progress has been satisfactory up to now

1998 - New Scientist - The project has just now reached a rigorous testing phase and the researchers say so far so good.

far and away :

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