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be several/many removes (away) from sth

formal
to have very little relation to something: What you have said is many removes from the truth.
Translations of “be several/many removes (away) from sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (與某東西)沒有甚麼關聯…
in Chinese (Simplified) (与某东西)相差很远…
(Definition of be several/many removes (away) from sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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