Would you be kind enough to explain to me the difference between the meanings of the sdjectives “far”, “distant” and “remote”?
The stars are far away from the earth, they are not near. Used as adverb meaning; great distance. It modifies the adverb away which means at a distance from the earth.So the resultant meaning: at a great great distance
She sat in the far end of the table. Used as an adjective to modify the noun phrase end of the table; meaning: a place that is most distant from you:
The English Government has decided to cut the military expenditures in the Far East. The countries of East Asia, including China, Japan, North and South Korea and Indonesia
He went to live in a distant island in the Pacific. = describes a far away place
King Arthur lived in the distant past. = describes a time period that was far away or a time in history.
The testing site was a remote region in the desert. =describes an area, that is a long way from any towns or cities:
The stranger had come from the remotest parts of the earth.= describes a place, that is far way and little known to others.
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