a long way

noun

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: a great distance Their house is a long way (away) from here. She went a long way to see him. often used figuratively in various phrasesThese changes will go a long way toward/towards making the system more efficient.We've done a lot of work already, but we have a long way to go.

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“A long way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20long%20way. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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