She needed a few days to get far ahead of them.
I still don't understand how you got so far ahead of us.
If anything, she's been trying to keep things from getting too far out of hand.
She would not get far if they had to run.
But first we had to get further away from the area, and quickly.
She had got no further than the first seven years of her life.
He wasn't going to get very far under his own power.
She had worked on the report but was not getting very far.
I got so far as to ask him what his job was.
But many people never get so far, or only when too late.