far afield
{adj. phr.} Remote; far from the original starting point. * /When we started to discuss theology. Jack was obviously getting far afield from the subject at hand./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • far afield — phrase far away, especially from where you live or are staying The salon attracts clients from as far afield as Swansea. further/​farther afield (=longer distances away, especially from home): As Kim became more confident, he began to wander… …   Useful english dictionary

  • far afield — far away, especially from where you live or are staying The salon attracts clients from as far afield as Swansea. further/farther afield (= longer distances away, especially from home): As Kim became more confident, he began to wander further… …   English dictionary

  • far afield — {adj. phr.} Remote; far from the original starting point. * /When we started to discuss theology. Jack was obviously getting far afield from the subject at hand./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • far\ afield — adj. phr. Remote; far from the original starting point. When we started to discuss theology. Jack was obviously getting far afield from the subject at hand …   Словарь американских идиом

  • far afield — far away …   English contemporary dictionary

  • afield — a|field [ ə fild ] adverb far afield far away, especially from where you live or are staying: The salon attracts clients from as far afield as Vienna. farther afield (=longer distances away, especially from home): As Kim became more confident, he …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • afield — [[t]əfi͟ːld[/t]] 1) PHRASE: oft from PHR Further afield or farther afield means in places or areas other than the nearest or most obvious one. They enjoy participating in a wide variety of activities, both locally and further afield... You are… …   English dictionary

  • afield — a|field [əˈfi:ld] adv far/further/farthest afield far away, especially from home ▪ They were exporting as far afield as Alexandria. ▪ students who come from further afield …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • afield — /euh feeld /, adv. 1. abroad; away from home. 2. off the beaten path; far and wide: to go afield in one s reading. 3. off the mark: His criticism was totally afield. 4. in or to the field or countryside. 5. beyond the range or field of one s… …   Universalium

  • afield — adverb far afield far away, especially from home: Don t go too far afield or you ll get lost …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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