far and near
Everywhere, at a distance and nearby. For example, People came from far and near to see the Pope. [c. a.d. 1000]
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How to use far and near in a sentence
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Certainly, she seems to command near-total devotion among her clients.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So far, all the players seemed to be willing to wait their turn.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
As far as I can tell, this magazine spent as much time making fun of French politicians as it did of Muslims or Islam.
However, they were not seen to venture far into the surrounding deciduous forest.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
In the evening, St. Peter's and its accessories were illuminated—by far the most brilliant spectacle I ever saw.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Thus far Boston banks have received more benefits from this bank than have the other banks in this district.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips