It's about one-eighty-fifth as long as a Football field.
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.0116667 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 85.7140 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 120 yards from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 10 yards farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about 90 times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, 1.40 yards is 91 times the length of an Aspirin, and the length of an Aspirin is 0.011 times that amount.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.015 yards in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.0098 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 100 times that amount.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 140 yards. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha.
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.00837 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 119 times that amount.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 167 yards tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.0081 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 123 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 173 yards to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 105,000 yards to the northwest.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 127 times 1.40 yards.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 177 yards from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.00776 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 129 times that amount.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 180 yards. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.