Example sentences for: afield

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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