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What is the meaning of so close but yet so far?

What is the meaning of so close but yet so far?

said to express regret or sadness when you have got very close to achieving what you wanted, but in the end you just failed. It was a crushing experience to have victory snatched away in such a desperate manner. It’s heartbreaking to be so near and yet so far. Easy Learning Idioms Dictionary.

Who said so close but yet so far?

This term appeared in the Roman writer Martial’s Epigrams (ca. a.d. 85) but apparently did not enter the English language for some time. Tennyson used it in “In Memoriam” (1850): “He seems so near and yet so far.”

What’s mean Figo?

British English: cool /kuːl/ ADJECTIVE. stylish If you say that someone is cool, you mean that they are fashionable and attractive. He was trying to be really cool and trendy. American English: cool /ˈkul/ stylish.

When someone is so close yet so far?

You say so near and yet so far or so near yet so far to say that someone almost achieved what they wanted, but in the end just failed. It was a case of so near yet so far yesterday for Catriona Jones when she finished just one shot behind the tournament winner.

What is another word for very close?

What is another word for very close?

more or less about
going on closely
a ballpark figure of roughly speaking
± on or about
proximately very close to

Where did so close but yet so far come from?

so near and yet so far. Nearby but still unattainable. This term appeared in the Roman writer Martial’s Epigrams (ca. a.d. 85) but apparently did not enter the English language for some time.

What is the meaning of FIFO?

first in first out
FIFO is “first in first out” and simply means you need to label your food with the dates you store them, and put the older foods in front or on top so that you use them first.

Where do you put so far?

If you tell or ask someone what has happened so far, you are telling or asking them what has happened up until the present point in a situation or story, and often implying that something different might happen later. It’s been quiet so far. So far, they have met with no success.

How’s it going so far meaning?

So far: up to a particular point or degree. The expression “so far” is used when we’re in the middle of a particular situation. In other words, the situation has started, but it is NOT over yet. We use “so far” when talking about the sitatuion from the beginning of that situation until the present moment.

Where does so close yet so far come from?

Nearby but still unattainable. This term appeared in the Roman writer Martial’s Epigrams (ca. a.d. 85) but apparently did not enter the English language for some time. Tennyson used it in “In Memoriam” (1850): “He seems so near and yet so far.”

What does it mean to be so close yet so far?

To be so close and yet so far implies that two people, places or things may be physically near each other, but they’re far apart in attitudes, emotions, understanding, or meaning. Hoboken is so close and yet so far from the Upper East Side.

What does the idiom’too close for comfort’mean?

too close for comfort. Cliché [for a misfortune or a threat] to be dangerously close. That car nearly hit me! That was too close for comfort. When I was in the hospital, I nearly died from pneumonia.

When to use far in front of too many?

You can use far in front of too much or too many. For example, if you say that there is far too much of something, you mean that there is a very much greater quantity than is necessary or desirable.

What does it mean to be far from a failure?

Not at all; anything but: You are far from a failure. In an advanced state of a process, especially an undesirable state that is beyond improvement or reversal: “The fire was issuing from a long straw-stack, which was so far gone as to preclude a possibility of saving it” (Thomas Hardy). Slang Used to express amazement or approval.

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