How to use Far-off in a sentence
Her directions hadn't been far off.
Well, it wouldn't be far off.
I'll stop you if you get too far off base.
Brady didn't think Dan was far off.
I have many far-off friends whom I have never seen.Advertisement
Immortals aren't so far off from humans, are they?
It is quite evident that the pirate schooner cannot be far off.
The political upheavals in Spain and Mexico following 1808 made little stir in this far-off province.
It is not as far off the mark as many more skeptical people would like to think.
The mind skills include far-seeing, fetching (making far-off things appear), far-speaking (broadcast telepathy) and so on.Advertisement
His response made her think she wasn't far off in thinking he'd at least read her mind.
There were clothes in the dresser, not quite her size but not too far off.
Not far off are ruins probably of ancient baths, and the concrete core of a large tomb with a vaulted chamber within.
But Persis lies too far off from the centre of the Asiatic world to be the seat of government.
The Christian apologist indeed may himself seek, following John Fiske, to philosophize evolution as a restatement of natural theology - " one God, one law, one element and one far-off divine event " - and as at least pointing towards personal immortality.Advertisement
There is also a public library, with 20,000 volumes, and various scientific collections, and a public garden, with a statue of the chemist Berthollet (1748-1822), who was born not far off.
Not far off to the south-east is the amphitheatre, probably erected by Augustus when he founded a colony at Syracuse; it is partly cut in the rock and partly built.
Opposite is the Bishop's Palace, and not far off is the Episcopal Seminary (built on the ruins of a 6th-century monastic foundation).
The new society of the Jesuits, as being the forerunners of Antichrist, also met with his violent opposition; and he was not grateful to them when, after attending the council of Trent in 1545, he was sent, by their influence, in 1552, as bishop of the far-off see of the Canaries.
He had left Marshal Davout behind in Paris, and Murat in disgrace; Suchet was far off on the eastern frontier, and Clausel was in the south of France.Advertisement
Tradition, mythology and later customs make it possible to recover a scrap of the political history of that far-off time.
The evangelist looks back across a period of half a century, and writes of Christ not merely as he saw Him in those far-off days, but as he has come by long experience to think and speak of Him.
Not far off are two obelisks cut out of the solid rock.
The drowning happened right there in Pinkville, Virginia, not on some far off canoeing trip, like Edith said!
The Taurus solar interpretation of the sign goes back to the far off time when the year began with Taurus, and the sun was conceived of as a bull entering upon the great furrow of heaven as he ploughed his way among the stars.Advertisement
The governor-general's palace and the government buildings are the most important of these; in the district of Weltevreden are also the barracks, and the artillery school, as well as the military and civil hospital, and not far off is the FrederikHendrik citadel built in 1837.
When the most enlightened statesmen of the Republic could seriously believe in the benevolent intentions of Russia the end was not far off.
British commerce therefore suffered severely, even as far off as the Irish coasts, where it was found necessary to supply convoy to the Belfast linen trade.
The battlefield of Sedgemoor, where the Monmouth rebellion was finally crushed in 1685, is within 3 m.; while not far off is Charlinch, the home of the Agapemonites.
Not far off are the traces of an extensive British fort, and, about a mile east, the line of Offa's Dyke, forming the Shropshire boundary.
You ca n't stray very far off the path.
In art, these tribes possessed a native Late Celtic fashion, descended from far-off Mediterranean antecedents and more directly connected with the La-Tene culture of the continental Celts.
Their hulks and bomb-vessels were supported by batteries on Zealand; but, as the water is shallow for a long distance from the shore, these defences were too far off to render them effectual aid on the south end of their line.
The Pharisees were occupied with the piecemeal realization of the dreams of their supposed opponents, which gain a vague glory from their being far off.
It is the chief centre of the Jacobite Christians, who have many villages in the Tor Abdin hills to the north-east, and whose patriarch lives at Deir Zaferan, a Syrian monastery of the 9th century not far off in the same direction.
As soon as the time was ripe - and that time could not be far off - He would send a saviour out of the house of the Prophet, the Mandi, who would restore Islam to its original purity.
He has no other instrument than the dialectic of his compeers, and he is as far off as the rest from a criticism of the instrument, Socrates.
Kurdish beys and sheiks have much influence in the town and wild mountain districts adjoining, while the Sasun mountains, the scene of successive Armenian revolutions of late years, are not far off to the west.
During the critical period in which their empire was being established (c. 1505-1550) the Portuguese were fortunate in escaping conflict with any Oriental power of the first rank except Egypt and Turkey; for the Bahmani sultanate of the Deccan had been already disintegrated before 1498, and the Mughals and Mahrattas were still far off.
Upon the return of new dangers, or at least of fears, Abelard left the Paraclete to make trial of another refuge, accepting an invitation to preside over the abbey of St Gildas-de-Rhuys, on the far-off shore of Lower Brittany.
An archway leading down to the shore bears an inscription showing that it was erected by George Culmer in 1540, and not far off is the site of a chapel of the Virgin, to which ships were accustomed to lower their top-sails as they passed.
She relieved the distressed in far-off lands as well as at home, her helping hand being stretched out to the Dyaks of Borneo and the aborigines of Australia.
The other guests were nowhere aboutâ€”the children off playing hide and seek, Edith still closed in her room and Gladys dreaming of far off galaxies.
Send up a prayer for far-off people from the underground crypt in the Abbey.
In the face of this constant sensory assault, the things Paul's talking about can seem very far-off and vague to us.
Through chip technology, your multi-function Visa card could replace all of this -- and in the not so far-off future.
Gradually the tints became paler; shades of soft pink just tinged the far-off clouds, and a delicate lilac fell on the waters.
Now six evocative scenes from those far off days are available as a special limited edition set of postcards at £ 1.75.
But, many are sadly mistaken if they think that this condition is far off for them.
Falling for an angel in Venezuela The world's highest waterfall lies far off the beaten track.
Not far off are mineral springs by the coast (Neptuniae aquae), known to the Romans and still in use - except one containing arsenic which was blocked up both by the ancients and again in 1839 as a precaution.
The great bird was high in the air and flying towards the far-off mountains with all his money.
In those far-off days, an abbey was half church, half castle.
Now a billion or more can achieve that dream, and I foresee a time not far off when everyone on the planet can.
His methods had probably died with him; and if they had not, how was a little girl in a far-off town in Alabama to receive the benefit of them?
All health and success does me good, however far off and withdrawn it may appear; all disease and failure helps to make me sad and does me evil, however much sympathy it may have with me or I with it.
I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
I quarrel not with far-off foes, but with those who, near at home, co-operate with, and do the bidding of those far away, and without whom the latter would be harmless.
In front, far off on the farther shore of that sea of mist, some wooded hills were discernible, and it was there the enemy probably was, for something could be descried.
The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.
Pierre stood rather far off and could not hear all that the Emperor said.
Suddenly the strange sound of a far-off whistling and thud was heard, followed by a boom of cannon blending into a dull roar that set the windows rattling.
A cock crowed far off and another replied near by.
The weather was not ideal for the day long outdoor event on the far off rugby league pitch.
Falling for an angel in Venezuela The world 's highest waterfall lies far off the beaten track.
This list doesn't seem that far off from geriatric human illnesses, and this is why aging cat care follows similar principles to caring for an elderly person.
It was in the 1970s, during another energy crisis, that a less expensive solar cell was developed, making solar power more realistic for navigation systems, railroad crossings and other areas far off the grid.
Vintage Star Wars shirts for kids allow your children to display their dedication to the fictional forces of a far off galaxy.
Once irregular breathing sets in, the end is not far off.
When the winter doldrums have you down, you will only need to look to your plants, patiently waiting for warm weather to remind you that spring is never far off.
Sometimes, if it isn't that far off from plumb, you can use a self leveling mortar to adhere your tiles.
You aren't too far off from the reality of today's leather jackets - many of them are adorned with crucifixes, studs, label logos and other insignias.
If your baby is too young for baby food, this doesn't mean the risk of exposure is still far off.
That said, a Seahawks TD was disallowed, which I think was a good one, so, in a way, the score could have been 21-17... not far off from the EA simulation.
Even if that tour is a far off daydream, the websites listed below have beautiful pictures of the regions, so at least you can imagine what it would be like to be there.
Then, two world wars came and children experienced death in the remote events of far off places.
Changes in the cervix are not a reliable indicator that labor is underway, but they are signs that labor and delivery is not far off.
See Al Capone's jail cell and look out at the far off city through the foggy haze as a prisoner would have many years ago.
What we think of as a gypsy outfit, whether it's something you get at a costume shop or make yourself out of whatever's handy, is not far off from what gypsies actually wear.
Keep in mind most supermarket bakeries follow a prototype for their cake designs and don't venture too far off the path when preparing your cake.
However, it’s interesting to note that the average household expenditures are actually not too far off from the budget percentages recommended by financial gurus such as Dave Ramsey.
Perhaps the most likely place to find an invigorating, exotic vacation will be in far off lands.
While you may not be able to go down to the lot and buy any of these any time soon, you can dream about the far off days when you can own a car boasting features that no contemporary vehicle can offer.
Since the kettlebells keep you far off the ground even in the low point of the pushup, the high point of your pushup will be much farther off the ground than a standard pushup.
My grandfather, father and uncle, Jon Schlobohm, were in the business of supplying all of the components necessary to make bras, corsets and garters, so the leap to making sexy lingerie was not that far off.
Mike's intention was to be their "go-to" guy to send to far off and exotic locales around the world and still have six months off during the year.
In early episodes, Deanna Troi's utility was mainly in studying the alien vessel in view on the main screen with a far off look and intoning "I sense a great fear... and sadness..." or similar hokum.
To keep Louis from straying too far off the reservation, Lestat makes another vampire, the young girl Claudia whom Louis briefly fed from.
Right now, the technology to make self-sufficient robots is far off.
To turn from Ethics to Politics, the good of the individual on a small scale becomes on a large scale the good of the citizen and the state, whose end should be no far-off form of good, and no mere guarantee of rights, but the happiness of virtuous action, the life according to virtue, which is the general good of the citizen.
This tendency especially prevails in biology, which is so far off the general principles of natural philosophy that its votaries are often ignorant of the real nature of body as matter and force.
The characteristic triliteral roots of all the Semitic languages seemed to separate them widely from others; but certain traits have caused the Egyptian, Berber and Cushite groups to be classed together as three subfamilies of a Hamitic group, remotely related to the Semitic. The biliteral character of Coptic, and the biliteralism which was believed to exist in Egyptian, led philologists to suspect that Egyptian might be a surviving witness to that far-off stage of the Semitic languages when triliteral roots had not yet been formed from presumed original biliterals; Sethes investigations, however, prove that the Coptic biliterals are themselves derived from Old Egyptian triliterals, and that the triliteral roots enormously preponderated in Egyptian of the earliest known form; that view is, therefore, no longer tenable.
And the king went forth, and all the people after him, and tarried in a place that was far off .
Whether you're searching for driving directions to your destination or researching a far-off country, with so many maps available online, you're sure to find one that fits your needs.
While many cruise lines feature special promotional rates on Hawaii cruises on their websites, if you are traveling from the East Coast or other far-off destinations, you might consider enlisting the help of a travel agent.
From holiday villas in far-off locations to mega-mansions in the Hollywood hills, celebrity houses are sure signs of opulence and wealth.