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 And going back to Jan. 1, the Raptors — at 34-8 — have far and away the best record in the league. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "Celtics vs. Raptors live stream (8/30): How to watch NBA playoffs online, TV, time," 30 Aug. 2020 Zoom is still far and away the most popular of all of them, top-ranked on Apple and Google's app store download chart, along with Messenger (No. 10), Microsoft Teams (No. 14) and Google Meet (No. 15). Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, "If Zoom's out, what about WebEx, Google Meet or Skype? We tried them all, here's what we found," 27 Aug. 2020 Previous OpenSignal research released in June, based on tests between March 16 and June 13, showed that Verizon is far and away the US leader in average 5G download speeds, at 494.7Mbps. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "5G in US averages 51Mbps while other countries hit hundreds of megabits," 26 Aug. 2020 Akers was far and away the most dominant rusher in his backfield at Florida State, totaling 87% of the team's RB production in his junior season. Davis Mattek, chicagotribune.com, "Fantasy football: Workhorse running backs are the best resource in your draft," 25 Aug. 2020 The Indian Creek blaze is far and away the state’s largest wildland fire. oregonlive, "Oregon’s largest wildfire nears 50,000 acres; other blazes burn throughout state," 24 Aug. 2020 The star of the show on Monday's practice was far and away cornerback P.J. Williams. Amie Just | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, "Saints' Day 1 training camp observations: Andrus Peat absent, center/guard shuffle begins," 17 Aug. 2020 Hawkins, the far and away fundraising leader with more than $212,000 raised so far, came under fire from two of his opponents in a debate earlier this week. Ryan Gillespie, orlandosentinel.com, "Fred Hawkins looks to fend off challengers. Could Tavistock campaign money help?," 14 Aug. 2020 For most of its life, the observatory was far and away the largest telescope of its kind in the world. Daniel Oberhaus, Wired, "The Iconic Arecibo Telescope Goes Quiet After Major Damage," 12 Aug. 2020

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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 19 Sep. 2020.

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