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miles away

This page is about the collocation miles away

collocation pattern: noun + adverb


far away, or a long way from a particular place

For example

  • Are you sure you want to walk to the beach? It's miles away.

  • It's not miles away. It's only about two kilometres at the most.

Similar collocations include "far away" and "long way away"

Quick Quiz

Which could be described as "miles away"? The distance

a. to a race track

b. over a race track

c. around a race track

Contributor: Matt Errey