Definition of country mile in English:

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country mile



A very long way: he hit the ball a country mile
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  • Sure, he hits the ball a country mile, he hits more greens than anyone else, has a short game to kill for, and putts beautifully.
  • ‘Firstly, I want to get a few more wins under my belt and reduce my handicap from five to scratch,’ said the powerful six-footer, who can hit a ball the proverbial country mile.
  • Today's equipment, which includes drivers that can propel ultra-aerodynamic balls a country mile, adds some weight to that assumption.

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Syllabification: coun·try mile

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