spread too far

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By the time I tried to get the third fire extinguisher) it had spread too far.
Just not enough time in the day, and spread too far apart
Although symptoms from mesothelioma do not normally occur until cancer has spread too far to be cured, there have been occurrences when symptoms occur in some patients early," the article said, adding that prompt attention to any troubling or recurrent symptoms can result in early diagnosis and treatment can result in a cure for some patients.
It's the increasing problem of men hogging seats by sitting with their legs spread too far apart.
The infection can be treated with antibiotics but amputation can be necessary if it has spread too far.
A routine check up at the local hospital reveals shocking news: she has cancer and the disease has spread too far throughout her body for chemotherapy to have any positive effect.
A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN (12A, 106 mins) Marley Corbett (Kate Hudson) is a vice president at an advertising agency Sanctum 3D in New Orleans when a routine check up reveals she has cancer and the disease has spread too far throughout her body for chemotherapy to have any positive effect.
Fran Yates, Brighton, E Sussex LATE-flowering evergreen hebes will grow in well-drained soils and can be replaced from cuttings if they spread too far or take a frost hit.
On these occasions the fire service managed to extinguish the flames before they spread too far.
Thankfully, the oil hadn't spread too far so we were able to contain it.
In ideal conditions they might spread too far but they are easily checked by digging up roots from the edges of the clump in autumn.
It is recorded at a reasonably realistic distance for home listening, presenting an image that is set back from the speakers and not spread too far across them.