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By a very large amount:‘he is far and away the most accomplished player’
by a great amount, by a good deal, by a long chalk, by a long shot, by a long way, by a mileundoubtedly, doubtlessly, without doubt, without question, decidedly, markedly, positively, absolutely, easily, immeasurablysignificantly, substantially, appreciably, noticeably, materially, beyond the shadow of a doubt, muchas sure as eggs is eggsView synonyms
- ‘Disturbing and humane, they are far and away the best in the exhibition.’
- ‘In the use of the nutrients that feed our crops, China is now far and away the world leader.’
- ‘I'd been hoping for this, I love Les Mis, it's far and away my favourite musical.’
- ‘I submitted a photography assignment on Monday that was far and away my best yet.’
- ‘By far and away the most wondrous aspect of PVA is its characteristic of turning to hard solid plastic once dry.’
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