shouting distance

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Origin of shouting distance

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First recorded in 1950–55

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How to use shouting distance in a sentence

  • "See what it does to a mining country when a railroad comes within shouting distance," he said.

    Empire Builders | Francis Lynde
  • Already the waterman was within shouting distance, and his comrades not far behind.

    Sir Ludar | Talbot Baines Reed