away

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈweɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈweɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə wā)


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away
If you want to state the distance of one place from another place, you can say that it is that distance away.
Durban is over 300 kilometres away.
The camp is hundreds of miles away from the border.
If a place is very distant, you can say that it is a long way away, or that it is a long way from another place.
It is a long way from London.
Anna was still a long way away.
Be careful
Don't use ‘far’ when you are stating a distance. Don't say, for example, ‘Durban is over 300 kilometres far.’
➜ See far
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