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  1. 1
    until now

    So far we have restricted our attention to the local area.

    There have been 11 deaths from TB so far.

  2. 2
    up to a particular point or degree

    You can only get so far on good looks alone.

    so far and no further:

    I can tolerate this rudeness only so far and no further.

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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