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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR THUS FAR

When Joggi got thus far in his story, he began to cry and groan, and would not be pacified.

His very soul was in it; yet thus far his prayers seemed to have been in vain.

Taking it all in all, the meeting had thus far mirrored others of its class.

Thus far the only doubt that troubled her was a distrust of my ability.

Well, let us say that every time A has been (thus far) B has come; and say no more.

Only thus far extend the limits of nature, if what fame says be true.

Thus far, however, she had not been able to make up her mind to leave it.

Yes, I said, thus far we were right; but there was an omission which must now be supplied.

This is all of the egg which thus far represents the chick itself.

In other words, there is no accounting, thus far in the theory, for variation.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English feorr "far, remote, distant, to a great distance, long ago," from Proto-Germanic *ferro (cf. Old Saxon ferr, Old Frisian fer, Old Norse fjarre, Dutch ver, Old High German ferro, German fern, Gothic fairra), from PIE *per- "through, across, beyond" (cf. Sanskrit parah "farther, remote, ulterior," Hittite para "outside of," Greek pera "across, beyond," Latin per "through," Old Irish ire "farther"). Far East "China, Japan, and surrounding regions" is from 1838.

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