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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