Also, within reach. Within one's means or powers or understanding. For example, The legatees were extremely greedy, taking whatever of their aunt's came within reach, or Don't price this item too high; it should be in reach of the average customer: This expression dates from the mid-1500s, as do the antonyms out of reach and beyond reach, meaning “unattainable”; for example, This plan is out of reach for most subscribers, or His explanation is beyond my reach.
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How to use in reach in a sentence
The first thing they told us was that the traffickers are now using Turkish ports, which are relatively easy to reach from Syria.
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Or (horrors) he could reach out to congressional leaders in both parties to pursue bipartisan legislation.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That which is called nasality is caused by the failure of the tone to reach freely the anterior cavities of the nares.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
There is always in the background of my mind dread lest help should reach the enemy before we have done with Sedd-el-Bahr.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
He thus decoyed them away, and the fortunate couple were enabled to reach the British lines under cover of the darkness.The Red Year|Louis Tracy