have (something) at (one's) fingertips

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have (something) at (one's) fingertips

1. To have something physically within one's reach or in one's hand. I always have a glass of water at my fingertips when I sleep, because I hate waking up thirsty.
2. To be able to easily or conveniently access, accomplish, or achieve something. 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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have something at one's fingertips

 and have something at hand
Fig. to have something within (one's) easy reach. (Have can be replaced with keep.) I have a dictionary at my fingertips. I try to have everything I need at hand.
See also: fingertip, have

have something at your ˈfingertips

be so familiar with a subject that you can produce any facts about it easily and quickly: The director was well prepared for the interview. She had all the facts at her fingertips.
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The costs for these things have come down significantly and smaller brokers now have at their fingertips the same things.
Over the long term, I am confident that BIND will allow scientists to have at their fingertips a complete picture of the mechanisms that drive the molecules of biology," said Dr.