at (one's) fingertips

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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]
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at your fingertips

COMMON
1. If you have something at your fingertips, it is easily available for you to use or reach. All basic controls are at your fingertips for straightforward, no fuss operation.
2. If you have facts or information at your fingertips, you know them thoroughly and can refer to them quickly. She has figures about the performance of her business at her fingertips. I need to have all the answers at my fingertips in case I'm questioned about the matter.
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at your fingertips

(especially of information) readily available.
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at (one's) fingertips

Readily or instantly available.
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Said Gates on Monday to a capacity audience of more than 8,000 at the Hotel Aladdin Theater for the Performing Arts: "Kids at school, parents at the office, cops at a crime scene -- everyone will benefit from the wealth of tools and information available at our fingertips.