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in sight

 
1. Lit. within the range of vision; visible. The goal is in sight. The end of the road is in sight.
2. Fig. known; expected. The end of the project is finally in sight.
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in sight

1. Within one's range of vision, as in The sailboat was still in sight on the horizon. [c. 1200]
2. Also, in one's sight or sights . Before one's eyes; also, within one's awareness. For example, In the world's sight he was at fault, or Harold had that promotion firmly in his sights. [c. 1200]
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With deportation orders pending, both men were kept locked up in federal custody, with no hope of release in sight.
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