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at the end of (one's) fingertips

1. Physically within one's reach or in one's hand. I know many people enjoy reading on a mobile device, but I still prefer a real book. I love the feeling of paper at the end of my fingertips. I always keep a glass of water at the end of my fingertips when I sleep, because I hate waking up thirsty.
2. Easily or conveniently accessed, accomplished, or achieved. With our new 24-hour phone service, you have quality customer care at the end of your fingertips. Because the internet is so easy to access these days, we have every resource imaginable at the end of our fingertips!
See also: end, fingertip, of

have something at one's fingertips

 and have something at hand
Fig. to have something within (one's) easy reach. (Have can be replaced with keep.) I have a dictionary at my fingertips. I try to have everything I need at hand.
See also: fingertip, have

at your fingertips

convenient or easy to find Every fact and figure he needed was at his fingertips.
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at your fingertips

if you have information at your fingertips, you are able to get it very easily Every fact and figure he needed was at his fingertips.
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be an [artist/patriot/professional/etc.] to your fingertips

if you say that someone is an artist, patriot, professional etc. to their fingertips, you mean that they behave in a way which is completely typical of such a person, and it is the most important part of their character Mark, a professional to his fingertips, insisted that we should make proper joints, not simply nail the pieces of wood together.
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cling on/hang on by your fingertips

if you are clinging on by your fingertips, you are only just managing to avoid danger or failure (usually in continuous tenses) We were clinging on by our fingertips, desperately trying to stop them scoring another goal.
See also: cling, fingertip

at one's fingertips

Ready at hand, immediately available. This idiom is used both literally, as in This new dashboard design keeps all the important controls at the driver's fingertips, and figuratively, as in Tom was so familiar with the proposal that he had all the details at his fingertips. [Second half of 1800s]
See also: fingertip

at (one's) fingertips

Readily or instantly available.
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