by far


1. ahead of the rest






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by far the best, the best by far

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'By far' means 'by a great amount' and is used for comparisons. For example, you might say, “This supplier is the most efficient by far.” This is a popular phrase used in professional and social contexts. Similar in meaning to ‘by a mile’, or 'by a long shot'.

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  1. From everything I tried at this restaurant, this meal was by far the best dinner I've ever had.
  2. The movie was by far the longest movie I've ever sat through at five hours and fifteen minutes.
  3. That concert was the best by far! I had so much fun.

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  1. Our Employee of The Month is Jenny. She signed up the most clients by far. Way more than anyone else!
  2. This has been our most successful marketing campaign by far as these statistics show.

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