Example sentences for: afield

How can you use “afield” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Two others, Wadi al Hage and Mubarak Douri, who had become acquainted in Tucson, Arizona, in the late 1980s, went as far afield as China, Malaysia, the Philippines, and the former Soviet states of Ukraine and Belarus.

  • Solutions came from as far afield as Brazil.

  • After an easy side-trip from Florence to Fiesole, our itineraries go farther afield — west to Pisa and Lucca before turning south through the hills of Chianti to Siena.

  • In churches and palaces around his native Venice, and then, as his fame spread, as far afield as Dresden and Madrid, Tiepolo was without peer in executing the tricks that make for a believable scene in the heavens: the figures foreshortened as if seen from below, the sturdy cloudbanks, the shades of pink and blue that draw the eye toward the infinite.

  • The changes now going on have their analog in the last century, when technological innovations of the day like railroads, telegraph, and steam power—developed for purposes far afield of retail, apparel, or textiles—helped transform the mass distri-bution of goods and information.


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