within reach

idiom

1
: close enough to be touched or picked up : nearby
He kept a dictionary within reach.
2
: close enough to be achieved
Victory was within reach.

Examples of within reach in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While moving a few points to become an A district again is within reach, an A district hides the many children in our district that’s below grade level or not proficient in at least one subject. Torey Alston, Sun Sentinel, 11 July 2024 His service weapon was within reach on top of a couch, according to the suit. Deon J. Hampton, NBC News, 10 July 2024 That being said, while Argentina have controlled their matches, their opponents have managed to stay within reach until the dying minutes. Tyler Everett, Newsweek, 9 July 2024 Close your eyes, pick an island, and, at a minimum, you’re guaranteed that blue sky and boundless turquoise sea, not to mention sunny days, lush tropical foliage, and likely a white-sand beach or two within reach. Lila Harron Battis, Travel + Leisure, 9 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for within reach 

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“Within reach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/within%20reach. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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