some distance

idiom

: not a short way
The nearest gas station is some distance away.

Examples of some distance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Watson, in his first day of testimony, put some distance between himself and the financial nitty-gritty at fast-growing Ozy. Jennifer Peltz, Fortune, 2 July 2024 Nuclear weapons are an easy way for Starmer to put some distance between himself and Corbyn. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 20 June 2024 That’s why, after witnessing the deadly fallout of a car crash, a woman walks some distance and then suddenly stumbles, dropping to her knees as the full weight of what she’s observed sinks in. Justin Chang, The New Yorker, 27 June 2024 Although Titmus appears to have put some distance between herself and her rivals, count Ledecky out at your own risk. Dave Sheinin, Washington Post, 15 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for some distance 

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“Some distance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/some%20distance. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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