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Does "go so much distance" mean "run about" in this sentence, “To revive the church, I've gone so much distance and suffered so much”? I didn't find many examples in Google about "go so much distance".

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Hey Armugam, 'To go so much distance' is 'to do a lot' for anything...so your sentence actually means, "To revive the church, I've done a lot and suffered so much." Hope this satisfies your query. Regards
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"go so much distance" means 'to continue doing something until it is completed successfully ; to play the entire game; to run the whole race'. It's basically used in the reference to sports. Ex: The footballer went distance to make the team win. But otherwise 'go distance' is not the right phrase. It... read more
"go so much distance" means 'to continue doing something until it is completed successfully ; to play the entire game; to run the whole race'. It's basically used in the reference to sports. Ex: The footballer went distance to make the team win. But otherwise 'go distance' is not the right phrase. It is better to use 'Go so far' which means work hard or make efforts beyond one's capability. Ex: I've gone so far to accomplish my dreams and goals. This means I've gone beyond my limits and abilities/I've worked really hard to achieve my goals. read less
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May be a kind of slang , old English or an expression generally used in spoken English the way we use in our mother tongue
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It means that a lot of efforts & pain has gone into reviving the church.
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You're correct, it is trying to convey "going out of your way" or "extending yourself,possibly beyond your threshold"
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