how far is New York from Beijing?

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sky753

Senior Member
Chinese
Hello Eeveryone,

Should we say "how far is New York from Beijing ?" or "How long is New York from Beijing?"

Which is correct?

Regards

Sky
 
  • Andygc

    Senior Member
    British English
    "Far". We use "long" for things - "How long is that stick?" - and for time - "How long is the journey to New York?" "Eight hours."
     
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