Example sentences for: afield

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

  • For sights farther afield, including Montjuïc, Barceloneta and the waterfront, Tibidabo, and two of the top Gaudí attractions, La Sagrada Familia and Parque Guëll, it’s best to make use of Barcelona’s excellent public transportation network — clean and efficient metro trains (subway), modern buses, funiculars, and cable cars — as well as plenty of inexpensive taxis (see Public Transportation, p.

  • 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.

  • Solutions came from as far afield as Brazil.

  • 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.

  • Saying she shared "the sense of disappointment and bewilderment" over the Lewinsky affair and the bombings in Sudan and Afghanistan, Holland said she also believed "there are very many people alive in Ireland, and further afield, today who would be dead were it not for President Clinton's commitment to the search for peace in Northern Ireland."


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