far from it


far from it
far from it
not it at all; not at all. •

Do I think you need a new car? Far from it. The old one is fine.

Bill: Does this hat look strange? Tom: Far from it. It looks good on you.

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{adv. phr.} Not even approximately; not really at all. * /"Do you think she spent $100 on that dress?" Jane asked. "Far from it," Sue replied. "It must have cost at least $300."/

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • far from it — On the contrary • • • Main Entry: ↑far * * * far from it spoken phrase used for saying that what was just said is not at all true, and that the opposite is probably true I’m not saying they’re all crooks, far from it! Some of them are very decent …   Useful english dictionary

  • far from it — {adv. phr.} Not even approximately; not really at all. * / Do you think she spent $100 on that dress? Jane asked. Far from it, Sue replied. It must have cost at least $300. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • far from — (something) not at all. We were far from disappointed when they canceled the invitation. Far from declaring victory, he was thinking of what to do if he lost. Usage notes: usually used to show that a result of action was not expected or wanted… …   New idioms dictionary

  • far from — staff were far from happy: NOT, not at all, nowhere near; the opposite of. → far * * * far from phrase used for saying that the real situation is the opposite of what you mention The battle is far from over. far from doing something: Far from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • far from — used for saying that the real situation is the opposite of what you mention The battle is far from over. far from doing something: Far from seeming glad to see him, Rose looked almost angry …   English dictionary

  • far from — phrasal of a distinctly different and especially opposite quality than < the trip was far from a failure > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • far from — adverb Not; not at all. Dont leave now, our task is far from complete! …   Wiktionary

  • far\ from\ it — adv. phr. Not even approximately; not really at all. Do you think she spent $100 on that dress? Jane asked. Far from it, Sue replied. It must have cost at least $300 …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Far from it. — something that you say in order to tell someone that something is not true. I thought Jeff spoke fluent French. Far from it all he can say is bonjour ! …   New idioms dictionary

  • far from it — almost the opposite is true. You think he s selfish? Far from it! Usage notes: used as an answer when you think someone has said something that is not true …   New idioms dictionary


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