Meaning of “be miles away” in the English Dictionary

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"be miles away" in British English

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be miles away

mainly UK

to not be conscious of what is happening around you because you are thinking about something else:

You could tell by the expression on her face that she was miles away, thinking about home.

(Definition of “be miles away” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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