farther afield


farther afield
far/farther/further aˈfield idiom
far away from home; to or in places that are not near

You can hire a car if you want to explore further afield.

Journalists came

from as far afield as

China.

Main entry:afieldidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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