for miles

for miles

For a long distance. Wow, the beach goes on for miles! Thank goodness that soundtrack entertained the kids for miles.
See also: mile

for miles

Fig. to or in a distance extending two or more miles. The huge field of wheat extends for miles. We traveled for miles without stopping.
See also: mile
References in classic literature ?
Such work was far from exhilarating also, they must expect places where for miles at a time they must toil over chaotic ice-jams, where they would be fortunate if they made two miles an hour.
Membership Rewards points can be exchanged for miles or points in 11 frequent flyer programs.
Hurricane Katrina mileage: For 2006, the rate for miles driven for charities providing Hurricane Katrina relief be 32 cents per mile for deduction purposes and 44.5 cents per mile for reimbursement purposes.
The smaller backup loads have another direct benefit for Miles: lower software costs.
Cultural Toys are the by-products of a social as well as an economic agenda for Miles. The Dinkytown Daycare Kids, for instance, are designed to instill a passion for education and non-violence.
In the main, they are directed at the automotive sector, a key market for Miles.
A plume of menacing gray ash rose 15 miles, then showered much of the mountain in a choking, plant-suffocating rain of pumice that buried nearly everything for miles around.
Between May 1 and August 31, Diners Club Rewards members will receive a 50 percent bonus when redeeming their points for miles in the British Airways Executive Club program.