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far from

see under far cry from.
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far from something/doing something

almost the opposite of something or of what is expected: It is far from clear (= it is not clear) what he intends to do.Far from being grateful for our help, she said we had ruined the evening.
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far from

Not at all; anything but: You are far from a failure.
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Pete Tong & THE HERITAGE ORCHESTRA IBIZA CLASSICS Arena Birmingham, November 28 Dance music is far from something you can only appreciate when you've had a few too many shots on Wars Broad Street - it's an art worth celebrating.
For Britain's businesses, it is far from something confined to the news columns.
Home to Moorish and Roman invaders, the city's long and varied history means you're never far from something fascinating to look at, climb or explore.
XXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXONCE home to Moorish and Roman invaders, the city's varied history means you're never far from something fascinating to look at, climb or explore.
If it's something that's going to be playing in his mind and football is far from something he's thinking about of course I will consider that.
It is far from something that most buyers took seriously," he said.
It seems American Airlines has the agents and technology, but it is far from something special these days when it comes to management.
In other words, this is far from something that has been bread-boarded.
Far from something out of Star Trek, astrobiology is a serious academic research area.
In a region famous for cider, strawberries, cheeses, jams and oodles more, you are never far from something scrumptious.
But this tome of nearly 600 pages is far from something solely for the fan obsessed with Blade Runner - it is also a wonderful insight into the movie making process generally.
At least there's the rest of London where you're never far from something a bit daft--from any period.
Far from something to lament, however, Stier sees how the traumatic absence at the heart of the Holocaust creates and fuels the very desire to remember.