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    • Join Date: Nov 2008
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    #1

    way beyond vs far beyond

    Which one is better?

    The price you qouted me is 'way beyond' our budget.
    The price you qouted me is 'far beyond' our budget.

    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: way beyond vs far beyond

    Way beyond is common slang. Not wrong, just causal.
    Far beyond would be more formal.
    Well beyond might even be better.


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    #3

    Re: way beyond vs far beyond

    Far beyond :formal.
    'Way beyond' implies it is even further 'beyond our budget' than 'well beyond'.

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