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by a long way

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishby a long wayby a long wayby a large amount He was the best in the group by a long way. way
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by a long wayHe plays both but his preference, and by a long way, is for gaelic football.In the home market, it led the field by a long way, with 4,337,487 units sold.It is by a long way his preferred title when he refers to himself.It is, by a long way, the greatest test yet of whether he is up to the job.The expense allowances they received often failed, sometimes by a long way, to cover the costs they had to meet.Moreover, the pretty paper kites in the clear blue skies still outnumber the documentary versions by a long way.And before they went there I thought they would, by a long way.
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