Definition of far and near in English:

far and near

phrase

  • Everywhere.

    ‘people came from far and near to the party’
    • ‘I know people came from far and near to be with us on the night and I can tell you it meant a lot to have so many of our friends celebrating with us and enjoying themselves.’
    • ‘People came from far and near to use the pool and will have fond memories of the long warm summer of 2003.’
    • ‘For over 40 years now the tree has attracted visitors from far and near and has proven to be one of Laois' greatest attractions.’
    • ‘He also wanted to thank the clubs loyal supporters, from far and near, who supported the clubs' journey during the year.’
    • ‘Sheamie was a gifted piano and accordion player and had his own modern dance band that provided entertainment to many of his old friends far and near.’
    everywhere, here, there, and everywhere, far and wide, all over, all around, all over the world, throughout the land, worldwide
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