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so far

1. Up to the current point or moment in time. A: "How's the book?" B: "It's been a bit boring so far. Hopefully it picks up in the second half." So far, we've only been able to secure three outside investors.
2. (To) a limited extent or distance. You'll need proper funding if you want this to succeed; there's only so far an ambitious idea will take you. I hope you have some cash on you, because we'll only get so far on five dollars' worth of gas.
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so far

Also, thus far. Up to this point, as in So far we haven't seen him in the crowd, or They've made very little progress on their report thus far. [c. 1300]
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ˌso ˈfar

up to this point; up to now: There haven’t been any accidents in this factory so far, and let’s hope that none happen in future.
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so far

1. Up to the present moment: So far there's been no word from them.
2. To a limited extent: You can go only so far on five dollars.
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But so far I've been very encouraged with the results.
The segment still has the lowest availability in Westchester and accounted for nearly 37 percent of all the space absorbed so far this year.
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So far, an estimated 100 million birds have died or have been culled, causing considerable economic hardship for many farmers.
Consumer credit has been the tail that has been wagging the dog in the economy,'' Allvine added, ``so we have to ask whether we have been sucking the consumer so far into debt that a mild recession could become a major downturn.
So far, it has signed 14 PSC's with foreign companies, covering a combined contract area of 26,000 square kilometers (approx.
Finally, the only deal Republicans have offered so far amounts to capitulation: Balance the budget on their terms.