within someone's reach

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of within someone's reach

1 :close enough to be touched or picked up by someone
  • The ball was within her reach.
2 :close enough to achieve
  • Victory was within their reach.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

reach play
  1. : to stretch out : extend

  2. : thrust

  3. : to touch or grasp by extending a part of the body (such as a hand) or an object

  1. : a continuous stretch or expanse

  2. : the action or an act of reaching

  3. : an individual part of a progression or journey


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