- He's lying: you can see that a mile off.
- There's a bridge a mile down the river from here.
- Keep on past the church; the stadium is about half a mile further on.
- It took him three months to be able to run a mile.
- After dinner sit a while; after supper walk a mile.
- The explosion was heard a mile away.
- He can hardly run a mile, much less the marathon.