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    It's far away from here to there.

    Hi all,
    It's far away from here to there.
    Is my sentence correct?
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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    It's a long way from here to there. That place is far away.
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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Hi all,
    It's far away from here to there.
    Is my sentence correct?
    No. See the reply from Goesstation

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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    It's far away from here to there.
    You don't need to there. Or away.

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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    Basically, It's far from here to our location.
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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Basically, It's far from here to our location.
    If you fix the highlighted mistake, your sentence can work.

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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    Basically, It's far from here to our location.
    "Our location" is "here." That's like saying, "It's far from here to here."

    I had made an earlier post with a comment on GS's fine formulation.

    Where is it?

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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    In the twilight zone.
    (The smiley doesn't work properly right now.)

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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    "Our location" needn't necessarily be the same as "our present/current location".

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    Re: It's far away from here to there.

    Certainly not if we add modifiers, e.g. "our location tomorrow/yesterday."

    But I think the default meaning of "our location" is "our location now," i.e. "here."

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