Example sentences of "not [vb infin] far " in BNC.

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1 The main gathering of scholars was at Charles ' court , and it seems clear that there was a conscious attempt to restore classical glories , even though much of this did not percolate far beyond the royal circle of intimates .
2 I walk upstream ; upstream because I can wade to the other bank if I need to and any disturbance will not carry far against the current .
3 ‘ I watched him play against Liverpool and he scored a fine goal and did not look far short of his true form . ’
4 In future , ministers need not look far for a way to bridge working relationships between central and local government .
5 On the tail , lane road , give way to vehicles coming towards you you must not overtake if you would have to cross or straddle double white lines with a solid line on the out of you , erm if you 're within a zig zag area , the pelican crossing , after a normal overtaking sign until the end of the restriction , do not overtake when you can not see far enough ahead , for example , when coming through
6 He did not run far .
7 The greatest number of past lives experienced by any of my patients during the course of such discovery is eight — but this does not mean that we do not have far more than that , simply that the patient chose to stop after that number .
8 But Murray was determined that the knightly chivalry should not ride far ahead , as so often happened , and so endanger both .
9 But it can not stray far from water .
10 He 'll not stray far . ’
11 This meant that we had to find somewhere I could manage on my own and that was centrally located , because I could not walk far .
12 Easthope believes that the modernist concept of ‘ impersonality ’ , later systematized in the New Criticism , and theorized by Wimsatt and Beardsley in their famous essay ‘ The Intentional Fallacy ’ , was on the right lines , but did not go far enough , as the author was not really banished .
13 The 31-year-old ex-paratrooper 's prize for retaining his title at Wembley on Saturday night was £10,000 , which does not go far for a full-time body builder who downs half a dozen eggs after his breakfast cereal and eight to 10 chicken breasts a day when ‘ bulking up ’ .
14 Many reformers also complained that the new party 's founding document , adopted on Saturday by an 80 per cent majority , did not go far enough .
15 MOSCOW ( Reuter ) — A Soviet parliamentary committee rejected the government 's proposed budget and economic plan for 1990 saying it did not go far enough in adapting the Soviet planned economy to competition and market forces .
16 However , believing that the reforms do not go far enough , and backed by the National Council for Civil Liberties ( Liberty ) and The Independent , he is still pursuing the campaign to the European courts .
17 Some dubbed it a cosmetic exercise which did not go far enough and said too many concessions had already been made to industry .
18 Proposals to curb litter and waste did not go far enough and would land local authorities with extra bills but no additional resources .
19 But the US Environmental Protection Agency has decided that the voluntary withdrawal does not go far enough .
20 Many people felt that the Thorneycroft/Mountbatten reorganization did not go far enough , and that Service Departments should have been abolished and a completely functional organization adopted .
21 This would be useful , but it does not go far enough .
22 Some activists were disappointed at the emphasis on legal measures and discouragement of ‘ direct action ’ and felt that legislation did not go far enough in tackling the ‘ Jewish Question ’ .
23 The Bundesbank has warned that monetary union will fail because Maastricht did not go far enough on political union .
24 ‘ The Commission and West Germany thought this did not go far enough — others thought it went too far , ’ says Haigh .
25 They were soon repudiated by ten of the Member States , including Britain , but for different reasons , some tactical , some in principle and some ( especially German ) because the Dutch proposals did not go far enough .
26 His policy of moving towards a more liberal regime led to the usual situation which such changes produce , that is , for the reformers he did not go far enough , for the conservatives he went too far .
27 They lived frugally off a diet of porridge and lentils and beans and yogurt ; they drank a little beer , making it spin out ; they shared book-buying ; they were both entirely confined to their grants , which did not go far in London , and could not be supplemented with holiday earnings , for these had vanished with the oil crisis .
28 Steps were taken to reduce capacity : shifts were cut and shod time introduced but these measures did not go far enough to balance supply and demand .
29 As I said before , the Handbook of Human Intelligence is excellent as far as it goes , but it certainly does not go far enough ; perhaps the second edition will improve on this sad state of affairs !
30 In any case Kent County Council is concerned that they do not go far enough and has produced its own traffic strategy designed to reduce the pressure on smaller roads .
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