the far left


: the group of people whose political views are the most liberal
His nomination is opposed by members of the far left.

Examples of the far left in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Put another way, the demonstrations, which are universally associated with the far left, lend significant credibility to former President Donald Trump’s claims of a nation engulfed in chaos that Democrats are unable to contain. Douglas Schoen, Orange County Register, 3 May 2024 Experts almost all agree that far-right extremists vastly outnumber their counterparts on the far left and that the far-right has caused more physical violence on America’s streets. Will Carless, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2024 The Corvette and Lamborghini were speeding in the far left lane of the highway when both drivers lost control and Rice veered onto the shoulder and hit the median wall, investigators have said. Nicole Lopez, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 12 Apr. 2024 Dallas police spokeswoman Kristin Lowman said the accident took place around 6:25 p.m. after drivers of a Chevrolet Corvette and Lamborghini were speeding in the far left lane of the North Central Expressway. Joseph Hernandez, Kansas City Star, 2 Apr. 2024 These reforms would still have to overcome one last cultural problem: except on the far left, most Americans, including many liberals, are very quick to demand cops, more cops. Frederick Kaufman, Harper's Magazine, 26 Feb. 2024 He’s embraced by people on both the far left and far right, opening up media opportunities across the online political spectrum. Makena Kelly, WIRED, 7 Feb. 2024 Senate Bill 107 includes a number of provisions, including one that would prevent semitrailers from occupying the far left lane of a road with three or more lanes. Rebecca Grapevine, The Courier-Journal, 25 Jan. 2024 The financial crash of 1929 certainly energized the parties of the far left and the far right. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 18 Mar. 2024

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“The far left.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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