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faraway look

 and far-off look
Fig. an appearance on one's face of having one's mind in another place. Dave had a faraway look in his eyes, so I elbowed him to get his attention. Lisa's face had a far-off look indicating that she was daydreaming.
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The stories are set in the enchanted forest in which The Magic Faraway Tree grows and provides the background for the adventures for the children featured in the book.
Perhaps that is why millions of us travel to these faraway places, to meet the other folks who are going there, and to get a glimpse of heaven below the frescoes and mosaics.
Join Boo and his friends in the following magical faraway places -Australian Bush,Desert,Coral Reef,Jungle,Prehistoric Land, African River,Bamboo Forest, American Prairie,Indian Jungle and Space.
Nothing beside remains: round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare, The lone and level sands stretch faraway.
A 17th century Venetian glass minor in the entry foyer complements 21st century designs in a "collector eclectic" environment featuring a host of treasures brought back from travels to faraway lands.
THE TOTE went into panic mode yesterday as the cash started to flow for Faraway Look in their big ten furlong handicap at Sandown tomorrow.
FARAWAY Look was the subject of a big gamble with the sponsors yesterday for the televised pounds 100,000 Tote Exacta Stakes tomorrow at Sandown.
Faraway objects are blurry because they are focused in front of the retina instead of on it.
The other increases in flight coordination involved AFSE's ongoing assistance services, including additional flights for children with rare or unusual medical conditions who need treatment in faraway locations, flights for organ recipients, and for a variety of other humanitarian purposes.
The history of spices--the exotic faraway places they come from, how people fought over their trade, their variety of uses--is almost always fascinating.
Mashkour is too good for Sirk in the conditions race, while Faraway Dancer pips North Verdict in the maiden.
Despite years of pouring billions in aid to faraway countries and providing an umbrella of security to the world, America was suddenly seen by many to be a bully intent on conquest.
A curious reader wants to know more about place-names, specifically that of one faraway continent.
In his 27 photo stories for this magazine, Conklin brought readers up close with poverty and justice struggles on Indian reservations, in Appalachia, urban ghettos, prisons, and faraway countries.
Then, and only then, should you exile it to the faraway recesses of your fading memory.