far cry from

Far cry from
This means that something is very different from something.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • far cry from something —    If one thing is a far cry from something else, they are very different from each other, especially in quality or size.     My tiny apartment in New York was a far cry from my parents spacious house …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Far Cry from Here — Infobox Album Name = Far Cry From Here Type = Album Artist = Rank Strangers Released = 1992 Recorded = 1991 92 Genre = alternative rock/ska Length = 39:18 Label = Producer = Tom Herbers Bill Dankert Reviews = Last album = This album = Next album …   Wikipedia

  • a far cry from — very different from (something or someone) The movie is a far cry from the book. He s a far cry from the idealistic young writer he once was. • • • Main Entry: ↑cry a far cry from see ↑cry, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • be a far cry from — informal phrase to be very different from someone or something Paris was a far cry from the village where she grew up. Thesaurus: to be different from somethingsynonym Main entry: cry * * * be very different from …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) far cry from something — a far cry from (something) very different from something. Playing in a comedy is a far cry from playing a criminal in a mystery …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) far cry from — a far cry from (something) very different from something. Playing in a comedy is a far cry from playing a criminal in a mystery …   New idioms dictionary

  • be a far cry from something — be a far cry from (something) to be very different from something. His new luxury mansion is a far cry from the one bedroom cottage he lived in as a child …   New idioms dictionary

  • be a far cry from — (something) to be very different from something. His new luxury mansion is a far cry from the one bedroom cottage he lived in as a child …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) far cry from something — a far cry from sth idiom a very different experience from sth Syn: ↑remote • All this luxury was a far cry from the poverty of his childhood. Main entry: ↑faridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be a far cry from — ► be a far cry from be very different to. Main Entry: ↑far …   English terms dictionary

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