out of someone's reach

idiom

: not close enough to be touched or picked up by someone
The ball was just out of her reach.

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“Out of someone's reach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20someone%27s%20reach. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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