But, in the case of the border kids, it turns out that those worries about diseases were not so far-fetched after all.
It's not that far-fetched, even though the Beltway press has written him off as a serious contender.
And when you sort through all the angles on this one, Madame Justice Clinton is not really so far-fetched.
The answer is that Paul emerges from a milieu in which far-fetched scenarios don't seem far-fetched at all.
This notion might, of course, strike some of us as far-fetched, not least because India seems so unprepared for such a role.
Fanciful, metaphorical, or far-fetched interpretations are never applied to the words of a will.
To ascribe them specially to God would seem to us far-fetched.
So Aunt Rebecca's allusion to desperate characters had not been so far-fetched, after all.
It is a far-fetched idea; but still it is her idea and I must submit.
It was a far-fetched program when compared with the original; but circumstances compelled it.