at one's fingertips

at (one's) fingertips

1. Physically within one's reach or in one's hand. I always keep a glass of water at 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 your fingertips. Because the Internet is so easy to access these days, we have every resource imaginable at our fingertips!
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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
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But there are examples of blunders being made with a load of information at one's fingertips.
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The redundancy takes on an imperious character because the facts are easily at one's fingertips.
With titles from all across the Arab world (and a few houses bringing in world literatures in English, Spanish, French, German, and Turkish), including notably harder to find works from Syria, Cairo, and the Gulf, as well as Jordan and Lebanon, the region did, for a little while, feel at one's fingertips.
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It takes the manicurist out of the equation and puts professional results at one's fingertips, says Coty.
Nowadays, it is vital to seek out the right technological tools that offer strategic value and equip a company with the necessary skills - literally at one's fingertips - to support and drive a business forward.
With a plethora of tools available at one's fingertips, this is a great tool for the amateur artist to get a head-start.
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A person is valued by the wages or salaries accumulated, by the money and commodities possessed, and by the entertainment and recreational possibilities at one's fingertips.
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They were aimed at improving performance and one had to have all the facts and figures at one's fingertips.