[Grammar] Farther Vs Further

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In today’s grammar, let’s look at the difference between “farther” and “further”. Although they are often used interchangeably, “farther” and “further” don’t have exactly the same meaning.

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1. Farther

Farther refers to a greater physical distance, a distance that has been measured.

We had to walk farther than the map indicated.

Reno is farther from San Francisco than from Sacramento.

2. Further

Further expresses a relationship to a place or time, something additional or to a greater degree.

I have much further to go before I can stop for the night.

We need to research further into this matter.

Further refers to an action of helping something move forward, usually in a symbolic rather than a literal sense.

I need to take that extra course to further my education.

How can we use social media to further the brand?


Have you already known the difference between “farther” and “further? Don’t worry, we prepare a quiz for you👇it is time to show yourself!

PRACTICE

#1. The ice cream shop at the ______ end of the boardwalk is cheaper.

#2. He was ______ annoyed by a second interruption.

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