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far from it

This page is about the conversational phrase far from it

Meaning

You can use this when saying that the opposite of what someone has said is true.

For example

  • "Doesn't George feel guilty about what he did?"
    "Far from it. He's proud of what he did."

  • "Is being old really bad, Grandpa?"
    "Far from it, sweetie. It can be one of the best times of your life."

Quick Quiz

Kay said, "Isn't he rich?" and Amy said, "Far from it. He's

a. really poor."

b. really wealthy."

c. incredibly rich."

Contributor: Matt Errey