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[fɒː(r)] farther or further comp farthest or furthest superl
1. adv
1) lontano

is it far (away)? — è lontano?

is it far to London? — è lontana Londra?

how far is it? — quanto dista?

how far is it to the river? — quanto è lontano il fiume?

it's not far (from here) — non è lontano (da qui)

it's not far from London — non è lontano da Londra

as far as — fino a

as far as the eye can see — a perdita d'occhio

to go as far as Milan — andare fino a Milano

to come from as far away as Milan — venire addirittura da Milano

she swam as far as the others — ha nuotato tanto lontano quanto gli altri

as far back as I can remember — per quanto or per quello che posso ricordare

as far back as 1945 — già nel 1945

as or so far as I know — per quel che ne so, per quanto ne sappia

as or so far as I am concerned — per quanto mi riguarda

as far as possible — nei limiti del possibile

I would go as or so far as to say that ... — arriverei al punto di dire...

from far and near — da ogni parte

to come from far and wide — venire da ogni parte

to travel far and wide — viaggiare in lungo e in largo

far away or off — lontano, distante

far away or off in the distance — in lontananza

not far away or off — non lontano

far away from one's family — lontano dalla famiglia

Christmas is not far off — Natale non è lontano, non manca molto a Natale

far beyond — molto al di là di

far from — (place) lontano da

far from (doing sth) — invece di (fare qc)

we are far from having finished — siamo ben lungi dall'aver finito

far from it! — al contrario!

he is far from well — non sta affatto or per niente bene

far be it from me to interfere, but ... — non ho la minima intenzione di immischiarmi, ma...

far from easy — tutt'altro che facile

far into the night — fino a notte inoltrata

far out at sea — in alto mare

our calculations weren't far out — i nostri calcoli non erano poi così sbagliati

to go far — (person) andare lontano

he'll go far — farà molta strada

it won't go far — (money, food) non basterà

how far are you going? — fin dove vai?

how far have you got with your work? — dove sei arrivato con il tuo lavoro?

he's gone too far this time — questa volta ha esagerato or oltrepassato i limiti

he's gone too far to back out now — si è spinto troppo oltre per tirarsi indietro adesso

the plans are too far advanced — i piani sono a uno stadio troppo avanzato

he was far gone — (fam: ill) era molto malato, (drunk) era ubriaco fradicio

this far — (in distance) fin qui

so far — (in time) finora, fino ad ora

so far so good — fin qui tutto a posto

so or thus far and no further — fin qui e non oltre

2) (with comp: very much) di gran lunga

far better — assai migliore

it's far and away the best or it's by far the best — è di gran lunga il migliore

this car is far faster (than) — questa macchina è molto più veloce (di)

she's the prettiest by far — è di gran lunga la più carina

it is far better not to go — è molto meglio non andare

2. adj

the Far North — l'estremo Nord

the far east etc of the country — la zona orientale ecc del paese

on the far side of — dall'altra parte di

at the far end of — in fondo a, all'altro capo di

the far left/right Pol — l'estrema sinistra/destra


English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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