go further

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go further

1. To make a more dramatic statement about something. 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 has one bowl of soup—that'll make it go further.
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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
References in classic literature ?
Well, then, come here," said she, and went further in among the plants and threw down the doll.
The evidence of the porter went further than anything else towards the success of Lebedeff in gaining the assistance of the police.
Bala increased their lead early in the second half through a Rhydian Jones penalty and went further ahead when Brian Roberts crossed in the corner.
But officials at the UK's border force went further, scrapping key checks against a Home Office database without ministerial approval.
The Yorkshire side then went further ahead when centre Mike Roby wriggled out of a tackle for the second try with Woodcock adding the goal.
At the beginning of 2005, the world's second richest person went further.
So it's got some relative early footage of the Ramones before their records went further south, and of course turned American punk rock into a butt for jokes--although of course the Ramones triumph in the film.
Yet in making it through three rounds of the 79th annual national spelling bee -- where he aced such words as ``balneation'' and ``madid'' -- David went further in the competition than any Southland area speller since 1998.
Like Yorke, Powers presents his selection attractively though far from comprehensively, and just as the Modern House showed that Modernism went further than Mies, Corb and Gropius, he adds real evidence to the realisation that the Pcvsnerite and Richardsian screens concealed a richer, deeper and broader Modernist culture in Britain during the 1930s.
However, lawyer David Peterson of Cassels Brock in Toronto and former Premier of Ontario, has noted that the Yukon decision went further and was precedent-setting.
Their plan went further awry when a Mesquite police officer patrolling in the area was notified of the attempted robbery by dispatchers.
Arthurlie had the better of play in the first half and went further ahead in the 65th minute, Bonar McKenzie scoring from the penalty spot.
And they went further ahead in the eighth minute when Nick Amos capitalised on an error by Mark Jones in the Warwick goal.
However, Mexico went further by requiring cleanup contractors use only registered and approved proven remediation technologies before any contracts can be solicited or awarded.