2013년 3월 30일 토요일

Dic: way as meaning a distance or a length of time, especially a long one



■ some way, quite a way : quite a long distance

  • She had to park some way from the restaurant 

■ a long way off, a long way away, a long way ahead etc :  far away in distance or in time
  • A peace settlement now seems a long way off. 
  • I don't want to go all that way and not see him.
.... LDOCE

cf.
  • Britain retains an aristocratic structure ... if not to a complete meritocracy, at least some way in that direction. (Milton Friedman, 1997)

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