far

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far is part of the Basic English 850.
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far is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
far

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Preposition
far

  1. A long way.
    He got tired after walking so far.
    He lives too far from here to walk home.
    Not far from here, the rivers come together.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
far

Comparative
farther

Superlative
farthest

Positive
far

Comparative
further

Superlative
furthest

  1. Distant.
    I saw her at the far side of the room.

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Adverb[change]

Positive
far

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. You use far before comparative adjectives to show that they are very strong.
    He's not just a little bit better; he's far better.

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