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go further

1. To make a bolder statement about something being discussed; to say the thing that others have refused or been reluctant to say. I would go even further and say that he never loved you at all!
2. To stretch the quantity or amount of something. Make sure that each person only gets one ladle of soup—that'll make it go further.
See also: further, go
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go ˈfurther


1 say more about something, or make a more extreme point about it: I would go even further and suggest that the entire government is corrupt.
2 last longer; serve more people: They watered down the soup to make it go further.
See also: further, go
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"We'll start in the morning!" exclaimed the savant his own cheerful self again, now that there was a prospect of going further into the interior.
Ferrars's, their best compliments and service, and how sorry they was they had not time to come on and see you, but they was in a great hurry to go forwards, for they was going further down for a little while, but howsever, when they come back, they'd make sure to come and see you."
But before going further, it is important to mention here, that though the harpoon may be pitchpoled in the same way with the lance, yet it is seldom done; and when done, is still less frequently successful, on account of the greater weight and inferior length of the harpoon as compared with the lance, which in effect become serious drawbacks.
She believes that employers would have nothing to fear from the changes in their present form - but warned that going further and forcing bosses to grant those requests could wreck the recovery.
Thus just to keep from going further in the hole all employers will have to pay in to the fund during 2011 three times what they are expected to pay into the fund for 2011.
Morgan, who is the Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Transport of the Republic of the Seychelles, and Head of the Seychelles High Level Committee on Piracy, said he did not believe the Somali pirates have started going further precisely because EU NAVFOR and other navies are patroling in their original target zones.
But he says his company is going further to help first-time buyers to get on the property ladder and people to move up to a bigger home.
Summary: The Pakistan government on Monday took a step toward prosecuting suspects in last November's deadly attack on Mumbai, but said it would seek more evidence from India before going further.
Conditions deteriorated further in the second-half, but it didn't deter Sirocco going further ahead from another well worked goal.
THE Welsh are most likely to choose to go on driving holidays because they find it cheaper than going further afield, a new survey has found.
Going further still, this road could be continued northwards to join the M6 near Corley services.
If not, seek the advice of an employment lawyer before going further.
Archaeology Lecturer Evangelos Kyriakidis examines theoretical issues concerning the attribution of ritual value to prehistoric activity; further chapters scrutinize "Going Further with Ritual: Praxis and Belief" and "The Rise and Fall of the Minoan Peak Sanctuaries".
Going further out, NAM expects 3.6 percent GDP growth in 2007.