at/from a distance

at a distance

With a level of separation or detachment. It was so nice to meet the artist in person after admiring his work at a distance for so long.
See also: distance

from a distance

With a level of separation or detachment. It was so nice to meet the artist in person after admiring his work from a distance for so long.
See also: distance

at/from a ˈdistance

from a place or time that is not near; from far away: She had loved him at a distance for years.
See also: distance