Definition of be a far cry from in English:

be a far cry from

phrase

  • Be very different to.

    ‘he is a far cry from the telegenic legislators who increasingly prowl Capitol Hill’
    • ‘For Mrs Bulloch, 30, her role as shop manager is a far cry from her previous job as an air hostess.’
    • ‘This is a far cry from handing over degree certificates for cash - as the headlines implied.’
    • ‘Lama's upbringing was a far cry from his current life as an animal rights activist.’
    • ‘They are a far cry from the people that surrounded me when I was a member of the Liberal party.’
    • ‘This is the fifth generation of the Sonata and it is a far cry from the first generation model I found so tempting.’