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far as an adverb? #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 02, 2007 1:55 am   far as an adverb?
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #66 "How to ask the way", question 5

Could you tell me please how ......... I am from the town centre?

(a) near
(b) far
(c) close
(d) away

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #66 "How to ask the way", answer 5

Could you tell me please how far I am from the town centre?

Correct answer: (b) far
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far as an adverb? #2 (permalink) Fri Nov 02, 2007 7:11 am   far as an adverb?
 

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As an adverb, only 'far' works with 'from'-- How far...from....
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