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In addition to the idioms beginning with wide, also see all wool and a yard wide; cut a wide swath; far and wide; give a wide berth to; lay (oneself wide) open; leave (wide) open; off (wide of) the mark.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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