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I rarely need career advice because I don't have a career. No, that's not true. I can't really go far away while my kids are living with me.
Nicole Holofcener

Meaning of "go far" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GO FAR

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WHAT DOES GO FAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of go far in the English dictionary

The definition of go far in the dictionary is to be successful; achieve much. Other definition of go far is to be sufficient or last long.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GO FAR

go crook at
go dark
go down
go down like a lead balloon
go down on
go down the wrong way
go downhill
go Dutch
go easy on
go figure
go fly a kite
go for
go for a burton
go for broke
go for it
go for the doctor
go for the jugular
go for your life
go forth
go from bad to worse

WORDS THAT END LIKE GO FAR

afar
by far
far
Forfar
go too far
insofar
Lifar
overfar
Safar
shofar
so far
sofar

Synonyms and antonyms of go far in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GO FAR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «go far» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of go far

Translation of «go far» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GO FAR

Find out the translation of go far to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of go far from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «go far» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

走多远
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ir muy lejos
570 millions of speakers

English

go far
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूर जाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تذهب بعيدا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выходят далеко
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ir longe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনেক দূর যাও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aller loin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pergi jauh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gehen weit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

成功する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

멀리 갈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lunga adoh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đi xa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெகு தூரம் செல்லுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लांब जा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Uzağa gitmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

andare lontano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

daleko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

виходять далеко
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

du-te departe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πάει μακριά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ver gaan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gå långt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gå langt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of go far

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GO FAR»

The term «go far» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.067 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GO FAR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «go far» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «go far» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about go far

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10 QUOTES WITH «GO FAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word go far.
1
Tim Allen
Electricity can be dangerous. My nephew tried to stick a penny into a plug. Whoever said a penny doesn't go far didn't see him shoot across that floor. I told him he was grounded.
2
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
No innovation in the past 200 years has done more to save lives and improve health than the sanitation revolution triggered by invention of the toilet. But it did not go far enough. It only reached one-third of the world.
3
Julian Castro
Of all the fictions we heard last week in Tampa, the one I find most troubling is this: If we all just go our own way, our nation will be stronger for it. Because if we sever the threads that connect us, the only people who will go far are those who are already ahead.
4
Frans de Waal
Darwin wasn't just provocative in saying that we descend from the apes - he didn't go far enough. We are apes in every way, from our long arms and tailless bodies to our habits and temperament.
5
Amelia Earhart
Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
6
John Fletcher
Go far - too far you cannot, still the farther. The more experience finds you: and go sparing. One meal a week will serve you, and one suit, through all your travels; for you'll find it certain.
7
Arnold H. Glasow
In life, as in football, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are.
8
Daryl Hannah
It's not necessary to go far and wide. I mean, you can really find exciting and inspiring things within your hometown.
9
Omari Hardwick
You know, I think anybody who has been in relationships has access to heartbreak - I don't think we have to go far to find it, whether we inflicted the heartbreak or whether we were the recipient of it.
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Nicole Holofcener
I rarely need career advice because I don't have a career. No, that's not true. I can't really go far away while my kids are living with me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GO FAR»

Discover the use of go far in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to go far and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Go Far in the Car: Learning the AR Sound
Teaches the ar sound by describing a car trip.
Christine Figorito, 2002
2
Families That Go Far: How to Thrive and Not Just Survive
This book enables you to explore family dynamics from a practical, scriptural perspective, offering insight and strategies that can help you to realize your family’s potential.
Scott A. Nesse, 2008
3
A Dictionary of the Kalispel Or Flat-head Indian Language
LOK him. 'Ta koks'chIk6temcntgu.' Do not stay far from me. Ies-chlkoteniitem, (16) I stay far from his CniNES-LKOKOMf, chin-lk6ko, lkokosh, v. intr. (5) I go far, je m' eloigne. Chincs-lkokoluisi, v. freq. I go far, for a long while, peregre pro- flciscor ...
‎1879
4
Far and Beyon'
Later, he spoke incessantly about leaving to go "far and beyon'." During his far- and-beyon' phase, he told Mosa that although she was a girl, she would definitely go far and beyon' - with such seriousness that Mosa knew he was not just being ...
Unity Dow, 2000
5
Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
be enough for what is needed (a) His pocket money doesn 't go far. (b) Two reams of paper won't go far for a class of fifty students. go far/a long way (of people) be very successful People who are enterprising will go a long way. go farfa long ...
Vijaya Kumar, 1998
6
The Selected Poems of Federico García Lorca
THE CHILDREN Do you go far, very far from the sea and the earth? MYSELF My heart of silk is filled with lights, with lost bells, with lilies and bees. I will go very far , farther than those hills, farther than the seas, close to the stars, to beg Christ ...
Federico García Lorca, Francisco García Lorca, Donald Merriam Allen, 2005
7
The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old ...
... to be far removed, to be far, to bo too flee far, to go far, to go far away, to keep ( oneself) far, to * refrain, to Niphal. ('3) loosed, to be PieL put away far, to remove far, to remove far away, to Hiphil afar off away far, to put drive far, to far far away, ...
George V. Wigram, 1866
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The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2010
Go too far Are about right Do not go far enough No opinion" USAToclay/Gallup, Jan. B-iO, 201.0 " Question asked of respondents who say Hiey have followed the news about the new government actions against temirisrn announced by ...
Frank Newport, 2011
9
The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old ...
rah-'ghak'. *KAL.— Preterite. * 6<x22: 1 8. the counsel of the wicked is far 0. they flee far from me, lb0.they are far from thy law. 7. his friends go far from him 5 9. and they that swalhnvea th*f up jhall Je far away. 9. Therefore is judgment far from ...
George V. Wigram, 1890
10
Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
9 (inf) (of places) to become less pleasant or desirable: This part of town has (a disease) : gone down in the last twenty years. go 'down with vt fus (inf) to catch He has gone down with flu. go easy on/with see easy. go far (inf) 1 to be successful: ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GO FAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term go far is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Wimbledon winners go far beyond singles' champions
The official list of Wimbledon 2015 winners has 24 names on it; a reminder that the tournament was not just about how far Andy Murray could ... «The Times, Jul 15»
2
NJ Common Core changes might not go far
Just five years after signing on to adopt the Common Core State Standards, New Jersey officials are unceremoniously signing out. «Cherry Hill Courier Post, Jul 15»
3
Go Far Program Is A Runaway Success
Go Far encourages elementary and middle school students to get out and get running, or at least walking. In the program, the kids start by ... «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»
4
Don't go far
What do the recent news reports about the sale of Aer Lingus, an earthquake in Nepal and the collapse of the Greek economy all have in ... «Village, Jul 15»
5
Tattoos stories go far deeper than surface
A letter to the editor Thursday from a Marion, Iowa, man complained about all the tattoos he saw at a recent visit to Bettendorf's Splash Landing ... «Quad City Times, Jul 15»
6
New rental rules don't go far enough
Law changes that will force landlords to insulate their houses and install smoke alarms don't go far enough, opposition parties say. Building ... «NZCity, Jul 15»
7
Tsipras scrambles to ready tough reforms package
The offer must go far enough to satisfy Greece's sceptical creditors but may face resistance. A screengrab shows Greek Prime Minister Alexis ... «Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
8
Budget 2015: Poll – Did the Chancellor go far enough?
We use cookies to personalize your user experience and to study how our website is being used. You consent to our cookies if you continue to ... «Energy Voice, Jul 15»
9
New Canadian Pension Rules 'Do Not Go Far Enough'
Cuts to the mandatory minimum withdrawals from Canadian Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIFs) and similar tax-deferred accounts ... «Tax-news.com, Jul 15»
10
Clinton: Cyber bill 'not enough' to address threats
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said pending cybersecurity legislation in Congress does not go far enough to increase coordination between the ... «The Hill, Jul 15»

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