far be it for me to






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


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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.




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.




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