Idiom:  far and wide


Idiom:  far and wide

  • to a great extent or area

Example sentences

  • I looked far and wide for a new apartment in the city but everything was too expensive.
  • Our friends are coming from far and wide to our wedding so we reserved a block of hotel rooms.
  • You can see fragrant lavender fields in bloom far and wide in Provence from June to August.
  • We looked for you far and wide at the concert but couldn't find you, so we finally sat down near the left-hand side of the stage.
  • We searched far and wide for an affordable house in the San Francisco area but couldn't find anything under $500,000, so we moved to Portland instead.
  • We biked far and wide throughout Italy during our vacation and the scenery was spectacular.
  • This morning, I looked far and wide for my glasses and finally found them in my car. 
  • The internet is reaching far and wide into the most remote areas of the planet.


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