1. ## away/far

Hi!

Can I say "it's AWAY" instead of "far" ?
Thanks Rip

2. ## far/far away

Hi
can I say

"It's 121 miles far" instead of " It's 121 miles far away"?

Thanks. Rip

3. ## Re: far/far away

(Not a teacher)

Rip,

If you are simply stating how far away something is, try one of these:

It's 121 miles away (or It's 121 miles distant).
It's 121 miles (away) from (here, or whatever city you mean)
It's located 121 miles away.

If you are stressing that 121 miles is very far, one of these will convey that meaning:

It is far away- a distance of 121 miles.
It is 121 miles from ........., a long distance.
It's very far- 121 miles (away).

Saying "it is 121 miles far away" sounds somewhat awkward.

I hope this is useful.

G.F.

4. ## Re: far/far away

Thanks a lot for your help; my doubt was if it was garmmatically correct to use just "away" instead of "far away". If I got your comment, I CAN say
It's 121 miles away... (please tell me if I understood it wrong)
I thought that if the distance is specified I couldn't say "away" without "far"...
Rip

5. ## Re: far/far away

..and viceversa...that is I can't use fa without away...

is it correct so say "it's 121 miles far?
Thanks again. Rip

6. ## Re: far/far away

(Not a teacher)

Rip,

If you are simply stating how far away something is, try one of these:

It's 121 miles away.
It's 121 miles (away) from (here, or whatever city you mean)
It's located 121 miles away.

If you are stressing that 121 miles is very far, then use:

It is far away- a distance of 121 miles.
It is 121 miles from ........., a long distance.

Saying "it is 121 miles far away" sounds somewhat awkward.

I hope this is useful.

G.F.

7. ## Re: far/far away

Hi Greg, You sent the same comment twice...
Rip

8. ## Re: away/far

No. It is far away or It is far [from here/to travel].

9. ## Re: far/far away

Originally Posted by ripley
..and viceversa...that is I can't use fa without away...

is it correct so say "it's 121 miles far?
Thanks again. Rip
No

10. ## Re: far/far away

Originally Posted by ripley
Thanks a lot for your help; my doubt was if it was garmmatically correct to use just "away" instead of "far away". If I got your comment, I CAN say
It's 121 miles away... (please tell me if I understood it wrong) This is ok
I thought that if the distance is specified I couldn't say "away" without "far"...
Rip
..

You really should not run two threads on the same topic. I have merged them for you.

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