country mile


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country mile

n. Informal
A very great distance.
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No one serious about keeping a relationship afloat would go within a country mile of a lawyer intent on extracting their pound of flesh out of the carcass of a break-up.
The thing about targets is that they can be missed, not a problem if the targets in question are balloons at a birthday party, rather more so if you are running a country and the macroeconomic targets have been missed, all of them, and some by a country mile.
He covered the most ground, he had the highest intensity on the pitch and won every physical stat by a country mile.
So if we can keep him fit, I'm sure he'll surpass 12 goals by a country mile.
And they were a country mile ahead of Manchester City.
How fortunate we were that Margaret Thatcher was waiting in the wings to sort out the country's mess, including the unions, and what a pity that no Prime Minister since has come within a country mile of matching either her ability or her integrity.
TONY Mowbray and his backroom staff are the best management team in League One by a country mile.
IF HULL can beat Man U which I doubt very much then they deserve to stay up its as simple as that NUFC, as Jamie Carragher states, are the worst team in the EPL by a country mile.
WE may be just two weeks into 2015 but, short of a movie earthquake, Whiplash stands as the Ticket's film of the year by a country mile.
should be given the same chance Biggar has had Robert Lyons Better than Priestland by a country mile but not the answer, where' s magic man Ainscombe then Mark Bentley Evans
The focus of this celebration is the street festival on 2, 3, and 4 October 2015th The 16 countries as well as the Bundestag, the Federal Government and the Federal Council will present on an open-air country mile.
Division One was decided some time back with Kennelwood taking the honours by a country mile and we are now playing off a three-way tie for the runner-up slot with May Duncan''s, Quarry Green and Halewood Town Athletic.