in someone's reach

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Definition of in someone's reach

: close enough to be touched or picked up by someone The ball was in her reach.

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“In someone's reach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20someone%27s%20reach. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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