a mile away

a mile away

very easily His accent is so strong, you can tell a mile away he's from Brooklyn. He had that mad-at-the-world attitude that you could spot a mile away.
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Jukes to leeward could hear these two shouting within six inches of his face, as you may hear on a still night half a mile away two men conversing across a field.
My landlady told me it was better than half a mile away, and "nothing when you get there; no shop; no post-office; not even a public - house.
This sound was a mile away, now--perhaps it was the murmur of a storm; and now it was nearer--not a quarter of a mile away; was it the muffled rasping and grinding of distant machinery?
It stood on a lonely eminence, in good view from the castle, and about half a mile away.
I was sent from the house, half a mile away, to carry to him a pail of beer.
Exactly fronting him now, about three-quarters of a mile away, on the summit of that strange hill which stood out like a gigantic rock in the wilderness, was St.
Milk and honey" would have been an appropriate inscription for the delicious little library which parents who, I surmised, doted on Nicolete in vain, had allowed her to build in a wild woodland corner of her ancestral park, half a mile away from the great house, where, for all its corridors and galleries, she could never feel, at all events, spiritually alone.
Not having found a likely spot, they held on for the opposite bank a mile away.
He pointed to a little one-storey building about a mile away along the coast.
About half a mile away they could just discern a corner of the club-house.
Detached groups of horsemen are well in front - not altogether exposed - many of them intently regarding the crest of a hill a mile away in the direction of the interrupted advance.
Little practised as he was in swimming, he swam with all his strength, whimpering in a sort of chant his eager love for Skipper who indubitably must be aboard the white yacht half a mile away.
There was not a breath of air moving, nor a sound but that of the surf booming half a mile away along the beaches and against the rocks outside.
Kotuko laid up a snow-house large enough to take in the hand-sleigh (never be separated from your meat), and while he was shaping the last irregular block of ice that makes the key-stone of the roof, he saw a Thing looking at him from a little cliff of ice half a mile away.
When they spoke it was as if they considered their listener to be a mile away.