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  1. afield, abroadadverb

    far away from home or one's usual surroundings

    "looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall

    abroad, overseas

  2. afieldadverb

    in or into a field (especially a field of battle)

    "the armies were afield, challenging the enemy's advance"; "unlawful to carry hunting rifles afield until the season opens"


  3. afieldadverb

    off the subject; beyond the point at issue

    "such digressions can lead us too far afield"


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  1. Amnesty International:

    We only see that mission patrolling right around the borders of Italy. But all these boats that we have seen go down have been going down further afield, so closer to Libya, and these boats are simply not reaching that area.

  2. Steve Gooding:

    We are having to look further and further afield for the fuel we need.

  3. Thomas Hardy, Far From the Madding Crowd:

    I shall be breakfasted before you are afield. In short, I shall astonish you all.

  4. Mark Evans:

    Many artists have painted what I think you can call citational art, that uses famous past images as a starting point, we see this in the first rooms of the exhibition, where artists from far afield as Japan and Brazil use Botticelli's imagery to tell stories very much of their own.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    It is so far afield from the tradition of America and the work that we did for four years.

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  • al campoSpanish
  • на поле, в поле, за рамками, не по существуRussian

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