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I Refuse to Take “Farther” Any “Further …”


…or is it I refuse to take further any farther?

Actually, both are correct, but which one you use depends on what you’re trying to say.

Farther refers to distance. So, I refuse to drive this truck any farther than Fresno.

Further refers to an extension of time or degree: I refuse to take this argument any further.

I also refuse to write anything further today.

Until next time! Used the right words!

leebarnathan.com

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September 1, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , ,

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