In New York, people are notoriously blasé, especially when viewed from afar.
I had read and admired his columns from afar, and I told her that to me she was somebody.
Nor will it ever feel natural to gaze upon Hogwarts, flanked by its iconic boars—and the palm trees that surround it—from afar.
So as the army walked into whatever village they were going to, they looked pristine from afar.
Eavesdropping from afar on the debate about how American Jews will vote this year is a slightly surrealistic business.
Late at night I would hear from afar their stumbling footsteps and their voices raised in endless argument.
Some had evidently come from afar, for the fame of the revivalist was widespread.
So the King made a proclamation through his whole kingdom, and ladies came from afar to lay claim to the honour.
Quiverings, undulations, coming from afar, flowed like a river beneath the skin.
Most of it had been on the trail—in the traces—and the spirit of the mating season had only stirred him from afar.
contraction of Middle English of feor (late 12c.), on ferr (c.1300), from Old English feor "far" (see far); the a- representing both of and on compounds (which meant the same thing). Spelled afer in 14c.