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    Exclamation By a mile

    Hello everyone,
    Would you please tell me the meaning of BY A MILE in this sentence?

    You were the best dancer on the floor by a mile.

    Thanks in advance,

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    Re: By a mile

    You were much beter at dancing than anyone else.

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    so by a mile means very much? or better?


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    Re: By a mile

    Quote Originally Posted by zoobinshid
    so by a mile means very much? or better?
    It means "by a wide margin" and it can be used in many language situations when one wants to express this idea.

    Stick "by a mile" into an exact phrase Google search and you get 133,000 examples.

    Results 1 - 10 of about 133,000 English pages for "by a mile".

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