be (with)in sight

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be (with)in sight

1. Literally, to be in one's field of vision. Yeah, the box is in sight, but I can't reach it from here.
2. To be close to happening or being achieved. After all your years of hard work, an Olympic gold medal is finally in sight!
See also: sight

be in/within ˈsight


1 be close enough to be seen: In fine weather the mountains are just within sight.
2 likely to happen, almost a reality: Prison reform is now within sight.The end of our problems is in sight at last.
See also: sight, within