(just) a stone's throw from (something)

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(just) a stone's throw from (something)

A short distance away from something. The shore house is a stone's throw from the ocean! Brett wanted a shorter commute, so he moved to a house that is a stone's throw from his job.
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a stone's throw

A very short distance. The shore house is a stone's throw from the ocean! An hour's drive might seem long, but it's a stone's throw compared to my old commute.
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(just) a stone's throw

(from something) Go to within a stone's throw (of something).
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a stone's throw

COMMON If you describe one place as a stone's throw from another, you mean that the first place is very close to the second. His office is a stone's throw away from Westminster. The cellars are within a stone's throw of the church where Dom Pérignon, the legendary creator of champagne, was buried.
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a stone's throw

a short distance.
1989 Joanna Trollope Village Affairs Can't tell you the difference it will make, having you a stone's throw away.
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a ˈstone’s throw

a very short distance: We’re just a stone’s throw from the shops.
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