country mile


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country mile

n. Informal
A very great distance.
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stats 2 SHOTS ON TARGET 8 4 SHOTS OFF TARGET 9 3 CORNERS 3 10 FOULS 8 2 YELLOW CARDS 3 possession 51% 49% MAN OF THE MATCH AARON DORAN Was the most skilful player on the park by a country mile and also chipped in with the winning goal for Caley Thistle.
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"Our experience has been - by a country mile - the poorest compared with other UK local authorities."
Michael Morris, audit partner at UNW, said: "To say it wasn't the nicest of days is an understatement, meaning that this year's challenge was the most difficult we have done by a country mile.
Gappmaier's fine win backed beautifully by Etheridge in Heat 12 sealed the win for the Bandits with three heats to go with the score now at 46-26, but to top off a perfect night's action Howe was out again in Heat 14 and won by a country mile with the entire crowd backing him to the hilt.
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. The 11th Five-Year Plan contains a raft of targets and as the polls draw near it acts as something of an end of term report card for the PML-N government.
HE was on the losing side, but Tony Pulis felt Gareth Barry was the best player on the park "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. He's a breath of fresh air."
His goal-getting exploits last season saw Zohore catch the eye of other clubs and Morrison reckons he will outsrip tally "by a country mile" this time around.
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.