far and away


Definition of far and away

: by a considerable margin was far and away the better team

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that Mexican restaurant is far and away the best in the area
Recent Examples on the Web Fox, of course, was far and away the leader on this front, notching more than $1 billion in ad revenue in 2020, per Kagan’s data. Andy Meek, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021 The dozen defeats are far and away the most that have been hung on Brady by any franchise. Steve Svekis, sun-sentinel.com, 10 Oct. 2021 As late as the 1960s, Edgerton writes, Britain was far and away the wealthiest place in Europe. Tom Mctague, The Atlantic, 9 Oct. 2021 Energy is far and away the best performing sector on the S&P, up 45.4% in 2021. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, 8 Oct. 2021 The houses investors are buying also tend to be detached, single-family homes — the category of housing that far and away has seen the greatest jump in demand since the pandemic struck. NBC News, 6 Oct. 2021 Ultimately, Biden's abiding belief is that matters will eventually come together and that his approach, honed over five decades, is far and away the most effective in the path to that outcome. Kevin Liptak, CNN, 1 Oct. 2021 Cleveland’s total area of 82.48 square miles is far and away the largest in the county. Cameron Fields, cleveland, 16 Sep. 2021 This week, Drake’s new full-length Certified Lover Boy is far and away the most successful release, as the title blasts onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with the largest opening sum of 2021. Hugh Mcintyre, Forbes, 16 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of far and away

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“Far and away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/far%20and%20away. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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