a stone's throw away

a stone's throw away

A very short distance away (from someone or something). Brett wanted a shorter commute, so he moved to a house that is just a stone's throw away from his job. This vacation home is amazing. The ocean is a stone's throw away!
See also: away, throw
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

(just) a stone's throw away

(from something) Go to within a stone's throw (of something).
See also: away, throw

stone's throw away

Fig. a short distance; a relatively short distance. John saw Mary across the street, just a stone's throw away. Philadelphia is just a stone's throw away from Camden, New Jersey.
See also: away, throw
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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