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how far

To what degree, distance, or extent: didn't know how far to believe them; tried to decide how far she could ski in such cold.
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I am but an infant," he commenced, looking furtively around him, in order to detect how far his well-established character for prudence and courage contradicted his assertion.
But I will not say that something may not be done to put the last moment aside, for a while at least, and therefore it is a question, that any one has a right to put to his own wisdom, how far he will go, and how much pain he will suffer, to lengthen out a time that may have been too long already.
How far it was to shore she could not guess, or how far to the certain death of the swirling waters toward which she was being drawn by an irresistible force; but of one thing she was certain, her strength was rapidly waning, and she must reach the bank quickly.
How far similar observations to those of Stearns may be made in relation to the progress of social history in the British educational system is debatable.
Race Mixing offers a timely reminder of how far America and the Western world have traveled, and how far they still have to go.
Eric Noreen, CMA (University of Washington at Seattle) said his research team was unprepared for how far TOC had progressed beyond the concepts in THE GOAL, the best-selling novel by Eliyahu M.
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