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country mile

noun, Informal.
1.
a long distance:
He can hit a baseball a country mile.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Examples for country mile
  • Many foam bobbers also have weighted bottoms so that even your little one can cast it a country mile.
  • The story misses the goal of our rural equity provisions by a country mile.

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