far be it from 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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