from near and far

from near and far

From many different places, often ones that are a long distance away. People came from near and far when they heard we were offering free doughnuts today. I was so touched that family and friends came from near and far to attend my 40th birthday party.
See also: and, far, near
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Virtually the rest of the village, visitors from near and far, the parish council, National Trust, English Heritage, The Open Spaces Society, the management of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ands many others oppose the desecration of protected, historically rich village seashore.