Meaning of far and wide in English:

far and wide

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  • Over a large area.

    ‘expanding industry sucked in labour from far and wide’
    • ‘Now I could go with my friends and we roamed far and wide, often taking a picnic with us.’
    • ‘The bloggers scour far and wide for news reports and bring the most salient ones to the attention of their readers.’
    • ‘Few had ever seen her, though tales of her strength, her beauty and her generous gifts spread far and wide.’
    • ‘He was a noted musician and was renowned for his ability to play the flute which earned him recognition far and wide.’
    • ‘Stephen was known far and wide for his love of Irish culture, particularly music, song and dance.’
    everywhere, here, there, and everywhere, far and near, all over, all around, all over the world, throughout the land, worldwide
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