far gone


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far gone

1. In an advanced state of deterioration. I'm sorry, but your roof is too far gone—you guys are going to have to replace the whole thing.
2. Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really far gone!
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far gone

 
1. in an extreme state, usually an irrational or intoxicated state. Wow, that chick is far gone. Listen to her rave. He was too far gone to make any sense.
2. intoxicated. Larry's far gone and looking sick. Wow, is she ever far gone!
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far gone

Extremely advanced, referring to some progressive action or condition. For example, These trees are too far gone to be saved, or He's had a lot to drink and is too far gone to drive himself home. [Mid-1500s]
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far ˈgone

(informal) very drunk, ill, tired, etc: When we arrived, she was already too far gone to recognize us, and she only lived for a few more hours.She seemed quite far gone, even though she’d only had two glasses of sparkling wine.
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far gone

1. mod. in an extreme state. Wow, that chick is far gone. Listen to her rave.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Larry’s far gone and looking sick.
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far gone

In an advanced state of a process, especially an undesirable state that is beyond improvement or reversal: "The fire was issuing from a long straw-stack, which was so far gone as to preclude a possibility of saving it" (Thomas Hardy).
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References in classic literature ?
'Mr John Browdie thinks as you think; and if he wasn't too far gone to do it creditable, he'd be very glad to be off with Miss Price, and on with Miss Squeers.'
He must have been far gone in consumption when I first knew him, for I have no recollection of a time when his voice was not faint and husky, his sweet smile wan, and his blue eyes dull with the disease that wasted him away,
Judging, however, from what the Waganwazam had learned from those of the Russian's blacks who were not too far gone in terror of the brutal Rokoff to fear even to speak of their plans, it was apparent that he would not travel any great distance before the last of his porters, cooks, tent-boys, gun-bearers, askari, and even his headman, would have turned back into the bush, leaving him to the mercy of the merciless jungle.
The time came when Kama was unable to go in the lead and break trail, and it was a proof that he was far gone when he permitted Daylight to toil all day at the heavy snowshoe work.
But Skipper was too far gone to remember that Jerry existed.
He wanted to give the finish to this foe already so far gone. But Joe was holding on for life, resisting the other's every effort, as fast as one hold or grip was torn loose finding a new one by which to cling.
United want PS80m for Lukaku but Inter have so far gone up to only PS55m.
We got tacos on Myrtle Avenue later that night, by which point he was so far gone that he sat slumped over in a chair barely able to keep his head up, clinging to me while I struggled to order four tacos in Spanish.
Wahab Riaz's late burst was the only significant positive but the game was far gone by then.
Yet a good guess might be that the Democrats are so far gone on infanticide, deviant sex, and racial socialism that advocating them doesn't seem all that radical.
She had lung and liver cancer which was too far gone to treat."
He'd also just released his third mixtape, the seminal and careerlaunching So Far Gone, which last February was put on streaming sites for the first time to mark the occasion.
Will Carly and Michael be able to calm Mike down or is his mind already too far gone?
'I was informed that most of child marriages here involved children who were too far gone after they were ensnared by social ills.
Chances to win his 80th PGA Tour title have so far gone begging, but Woods knows he is lucky to simply be competing at the highest level again.