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    "How far are you ?"

    Is "How far are you ?" a correct question to ask which progress has been made ?

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    Re: "How far are you ?"

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    Is "How far are you ?" a correct question to ask in order to find out which how much progress has been made ?
    How far have you got?
    How far along are you? (Though be careful with this sentence as it can also mean "How many months pregnant are you?"!!!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    Is "How far are you ?" a correct question to ask which progress has been made ?

    How far’ is an idiom which means: to what distance, extent, or degree
    So you can ask questions using this expression related to distance or to ascertain the extent or degree of any subject; as:
    How far is Earth from the Sun?
    How far are you willing to go to prove your love?
    How far do I have to go to make you understand?
    How far would you be willing to go to land your dream job?

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    Re: "How far are you ?"

    Quote Originally Posted by sarat_106 View Post
    How far’ is an idiom which means: to what distance, extent, or degree
    So you can ask questions using this expression related to distance or to ascertain the extent or degree of any subject; as:
    How far is Earth from the Sun?
    How far are you willing to go to prove your love?
    How far do I have to go to make you understand?
    How far would you be willing to go to land your dream job?
    I agree with you but, certainly in the UK, we regularly use "how far" when talking about progress:

    How far have you got with your homework?
    How far have they got with that report I asked for?

    It's much more informal than "How much progress have you made with your homework?"

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