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    far away vs. distant used as adjectives

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    Re: far away vs. distant used as adjectives

    "The Far Away Tree" was the title of a series of children's books by Enid Blyton. It doesn't seem natural to me in normal (non literary) English.

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    Re: far away vs. distant used as adjectives

    The correct adjective is faraway (one word), which means 'distant'.

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    Re: far away vs. distant used as adjectives

    Thank you for your helpful replies, bhaisahab and Rover_KE!
    Just to make sure that I understand it correctly, is it good use of English to say:

    She pointed at the faraway tree. ?

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    Re: far away vs. distant used as adjectives

    Yes.

    Click here to read 'faraway' used in other contexts.

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