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for miles

Fig. to or in a distance extending two or more miles. The huge field of wheat extends for miles. We traveled for miles without stopping.
See also: mile
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Such work was far from exhilarating also, they must expect places where for miles at a time they must toil over chaotic ice-jams, where they would be fortunate if they made two miles an hour.
Again, for miles along the shores, handsome country seats, surrounded by gardens and groves, sit fairly in the water, sometimes in nooks carved by Nature out of the vine-hung precipices, and with no ingress or egress save by boats.
As I said, the Great Western now runs right through it, and it is a land of large, rich pastures bounded by ox-fences, and covered with fine hedgerow timber, with here and there a nice little gorse or spinney, where abideth poor Charley, having no other cover to which to betake himself for miles and miles, when pushed out some fine November morning by the old Berkshire.
It is altogether a place that you won't forget, a place to open a man's soul, and make him prophesy, as he looks down on that great Vale spread out as the garden of the Lord before him, and wave on wave of the mysterious downs behind, and to the right and left the chalk hills running away into the distance, along which he can trace for miles the old Roman road, "the Ridgeway" ("the Rudge," as the country folk call it), keeping straight along the highest back of the hills--such a place as Balak brought Balaam to, and told him to prophesy against the people in the valley beneath.
Sometimes it steals along with a tranquil and noiseless course; at other times, for miles and miles, it dashes on in a thousand rapids, wild and beautiful to the eye, and lulling the ear with the soft tumult of plashing waters.
Cultural Toys are the by-products of a social as well as an economic agenda for Miles.
1, Hilton will launch the HHonors Reward Exchange, making HHonors the only guest reward program allowing travelers to exchange points for miles and miles for points.
In the main, they are directed at the automotive sector, a key market for Miles.
The biweekly seminars, which began in October 2005, have been an ongoing success for Miles.
Between May 1 and August 31, Diners Club Rewards members will receive a 50 percent bonus when redeeming their points for miles in the British Airways Executive Club program.
The Warriors have big plans for Miles, a junior who is patiently waiting for his turn to be Westlake's next star quarterback.
com, members of Frontier's EarlyReturns program can now exchange their miles for miles and points in other participating programs, or transfer miles from other programs into their EarlyReturns accounts.
executive vice president and president of the Miles Pharmaceutical Division; and George Scangos, senior vice president of research for Miles Pharmaceutical Division and director of the Miles research center.