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How to use a far cry from in a sentence

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This is only stop-gap funding, however, and it's a far cry from what the Coast Guard says it needs to operate in a shipshape manner.
The entertainer sported a curled bob, a far cry from her usual flowy locks.
The FBI envisioned the massive overhaul plan as a far cry from the G-man of J. Edgar Hoover's day at the agency as the agency director.
It is not a far cry from thinking a person is beneath one's station to thinking a person's function is beneath one's station.
Tracking big game in the heat of the southern African bush is a far cry from the cold, grey bulk of Yorkshire's oldest stone fortress.
The ancient rivers and lakes were teeming with life, a far cry from the dry moonscape of the site today.
Even so, this is a distinctly more nobby Sonata than anyone has seen, a far cry from the upper-echelon mini cab that it formerly was.
The filthy back streets of Victorian London are a far cry from the bright lights of Tinsel Town.
A nice attractive business district around the station was a far cry from Detroit.
Computer hard drives and printers are a far cry from the nib pens and inkwells of Fairymount National School 100 years ago.
She said today's nappies were a far cry from the terry towelling nappies boiling on a stove and the need to juggle metal pins.
The sort of place they envisage Bradford becoming is clearly a far cry from the rather uninspiring face it currently presents to the world.
It will be a far cry from North Sea Camp open prison where inmates have keys to their own rooms.
Wesleyan University's student organizations are a far cry from the glee clubs and debate societies of yore.
It was definitely a far cry from his simple bowl of soba and the smell was quite mouthwatering.
It is a far cry from first half of the 20th century when going to the pictures was an integral part of a town's social activities.
It's a far cry from the message that went out last month when licensing officials urged landlords not to rush applications.
Those sentiments are a far cry from her early years when she had an altogether more ambivalent attitude towards her singing.
Self-assured and well coiffed, with square geek-chic glasses, he's a far cry from the stereotypical pasty and ponytailed tech jock.
It's a far cry from last season when they narrowly avoided the drop with victory against Bournemouth on the last day.
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Examples from Classical Literature
It is a far cry from the old days when one talked of self-realization, isn't it?
It is a far cry from the 7ths building to that on Irvington St., but there is a similarity of type.
Once completed in December 2006, it will be a far cry from the University Park Apartments, where the 72-member department now works.
Today a log home is a far cry from the tiny log cabins of the early settlers.
Yes, it was a far cry from the African jungles to populous Manhattan.
His private peccadillos are a far cry from the clean-cut, wholesome image he lets the public believe.
It promises to be a far cry from a half-empty Ewood against a half-awake Blackburn.
It was a far cry from the UCLA team Bozeman played on that went to the NCAA Tournament when he was a freshman.
All this attention is a far cry from her previous life, living in Burkino Faso in Africa while her husband studied the effects of sleeping sickness from the tsetse fly.
With her bulging eyes and pin-thin frame, 40-year-old Tara was a far cry from the bubbly eccentric who melted the hearts of viewers on 'I'm a Celebrity' a decade ago.
The role is a far cry from Sarah's more glamourous roles in Cutting It, Blackpool and Much Ado About Nothing but, as she explains, that was part of the appeal.
And as she arrived at the Beverly Hills Hotel in LA, Katie looked a far cry from the fresh-faced beauty who Tom proudly showed off at film premieres earlier this year.
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