Origin of mile
Examples from the Web for mile
Then she managed to struggle a mile through dark, rainy woods.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods|James Higdon|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Each one seems a mile high, and the entire flight an insurmountable obstacle.
So I went home—we only lived about a quarter mile away—and I got on my bicycle and rode back, and he was in the donut shop.
The incident occurred just one mile from the Garner incident.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At 11:00 a.m., a group of 40 young people, mostly teenagers, rallied at a subway station about a mile from the airport.
He had a selection on a long box-scrub siding of the ridges, about half a mile back and up from the coach road.On the Track|Henry Lawson
One mile from New Harmony, we were forced to alight from the carriage, as the horses would not draw us up a steep hill.Travels Through North America, v. 1-2|Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach
Fine links at the top of the hill, not half a mile from the farm.Love Among the Chickens|P. G. Wodehouse
"A quarter of a mile further upstream there's an old wood-road," he went on, in answer to Fred's eager query.
“I thought so,” he exclaimed, when we had got about half a mile below the rapid.Snow Shoes and Canoes|William H. G. Kingston
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Idioms and Phrases with mile
In addition to the idioms beginning with mile
- mile a minute, a
- miles and miles
- miss by a mile
- miss is as good as a mile
- stick out (like a mile)