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within reach

see: in reach
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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  • The weather was very variable, and we could not get within reach of Sir James all that day.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • For to lose what is within reach of his spoon is hard indeed for any boy to bear.

    The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys Gulielma Zollinger
  • His diary was within reach, and he thought over his abbreviated week-end.

    The Education of Eric Lane Stephen McKenna
  • True they did not sound the ceiling, which was low and within reach.

  • But these sofas, even when within reach, are not adapted to everybody.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus

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