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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 ?
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.
This year's Traslacion of the Black Nazarene has so far gone smoothly and faster than in 2017, Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa said Tuesday evening.
If you play with fire, you get burned, but Rick is too far gone to care.
The reason for the reduction is the dropping of two fees - 1 euro, after the citizens can now fill in their applications in advance and 16 euros, which have so far gone to the budget of the Ministry of Interior, although it does not participate in the issue of the passports abroad.
Buckingham's Lay Down For Free soars high while Too Far Gone emphasises the freshness of old sparring partners trying something new.
The first picture inside Todd Blubaugh's gorgeous photographic memoir, Too Far Gone, is a point-of-view shot over the handlebars of his motorcycle -- the desert landscape tilting with perspective, the road blurred by speed.
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There are fine versions, too, of some old country and western classics like Billy Sherrill's Too Far Gone, Jesse Winchester's The Brand New Tennessee Waltz and the Louvin Brothers' When I Stop Dreaming (a duet with Dolly Parton).
Everything has so far gone to plan - we set our stall out for this to be her first run and the Oaks has always been the aim.
A Hampden source said: "The season is too far gone to expunge Hearts' results and the play-offs will go ahead.
Around 100 Dutch nationals have so far gone to Syria, of whom about 70 remain in the country, according to the NCTV figures.
Sources revealed that she "doesn't know if she can work this out" and reconciliation doesn't seem likely as "the situation is too far gone at this point for a split to be anything but unavoidable".