A bridge too far - A bridge too far is an act of overreaching- going too far and getting into trouble or failing.
Far cry from - This means that something is very different from something.
Few and far between - If things are few and far between, they happen very occasionally.
He that travels far knows much - People who travel widely have a wide knowledge.
The apple does not fall far from the tree - Offspring grow up to be like their parents.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. fer, feor, AS. feor,; akin to OS. fer, D. ver, OHG. ferro, adv., G. fern, (a.), Icel. fjarri, Dan. fjirn, Sw. fjerran, adv., Goth. faīrra, adv., Gr. beyond, Skr. paras, adv., far, and prob. to L. per, through, and E. prefix for-, as in for,give, and also to fare,. Cf. Farther Farthest
One moment they had been full of life, rushing on to the fight; the next there they lay, heaps of clay, their spirits far, far-off.
"Taking Tales" by W.H.G. Kingston
So far the battle had raged, for ten years, and it looked likely to last far beyond Ian Ross's lifetime.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
His fortunes at once passed so very far beyond, and fell so far short of, the ordinary lot.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
But now that there is one nearer and dearer, and far, far worthier than I, I can hear nothing like this.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
Had she so far fulfilled the trust her dead husband had imposed upon her?
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
So far as I have been able to discover, this was the first political club started by English working-men at that time.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Wyatt was on the far side of the fire, where the flames lighted up his face, and Henry was startled by the savagery manifested there.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
It must be far, far away.
"Hunters Out of Space" by Joseph Everidge Kelleam
Far, far more so than my own.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
They would eliminate as far as possible all the imaginings of children.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
I am not Mahomet.
--- Far from it.
That is the mistake
All of you seem to make.
"Clerihew – Mahomet" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
And junk-thronged Praya,
And mat-thatched hamlets
Of far Malaya:
"Portrait Of A Lady-2" by Cicely Fox Smith
Then I wouldn’t see you…
Years would pass.
From far, far away
I used to watch you.
"I Used To Watch You" by Ozdemir Asaf
And far and wide
When Duggan died.
The bushmen of the western side
Rode in to Talbragar.
"Talbragar" by Henry Lawson
Through the Steppes there rolls
Stream on stream to sea,
Straying far and free.
"To Russia" by Ivan Nikitin
The night is full of fantasies,
And, while you play,
A light wind blows among the trees
Far, far away.
"The Clavichord" by Dollie Radford
A structure fire Sunday evening destroyed a seasonal home on Ruidosos far southeast side not far from where the Swallow Fire destroyed nine homes in June 2011.
Rather, it was inspired by events that happened a long time ago in a land far, far away.
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Princess Leia totally got it on with Han Solo.
But it was all both far more dangerous and far more liberating than we may have yet realized.
PORT ANGELES — Cherie Trebon intends to whisk you somewhere far off and far out.
Be reasonable – the chances of somebody getting a sunburn are far, far greater than having some kind of reaction to sunscreen.
A week after scoring 70 points, giving up 63 and being involved in a game with nearly a mile of total offense, West Virginia faces a far different and far more difficult test.
The deer was killed last July on a far west of Crivitz far from where the disease has shown up before.
12.98 Your Price: $5.48- When Shrek married Fiona the last thing he had in mind was becoming the next King of Far Far Away.
I learned to run far, far away from politics.
Obama has far more green energy winners than losers so far, but his strategy is risky.
As David Thompson joins the inaugural class in N.C. State's Hall of Fame on Friday, almost 39 years after his sky-walking ways led the Wolfpack to a national championship, the basketball star from Shelby still rises far, far above his peers.
Woe Is Me, I See Stars, Go Radio, The Story So Far, Like Moths to Flames and Big Chocolate are confirmed so far.
The century-old Seattle First Baptist is an American Baptist congregation: The Southern Baptists are far, far more conservative.
FORT WORTH — The Wiener Man, a food truck in Fort Worth, announced Monday they're rolling far, far away from DFW.
It is so far unclear how to perform this blocking on the BP geometry.
Matter Correlations in Branched Polymers
Simple models as the one described above give us so far unique opportunity to study this structure analytically.
Matter Correlations in Branched Polymers
L far less than the length at which a free chain would saturate.
Solvable model of a polymer in random media with long ranged disorder correlations
Since 10% of atoms in interstellar dust are iron the formation of magnetic clusters in grains was not far fetched (see Spitzer & Turkey 1950, Martin 1995) and therefore the idea was widely accepted.
Physics of Grain Alignment
We see that the collapse is far from being perfect because the logarithmic corrections have been ignored.
II. Territory covered by N random walkers on stochastic fractals. The percolation aggregate