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English definition of “a mile off”

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a mile off

mainly UK ( US especially a mile away) If you can see or tell something a mile off, you notice it easily and quickly: She's lying - you can tell it a mile off.
Translations of “a mile off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一下子,很容易(就能注意到…)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一下子,很容易(就能注意到…)…
(Definition of a mile off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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