hold (one) at a comfortable distance

(redirected from hold her at a comfortable distance)

hold (one) at a comfortable distance

To keep one away, either physically or figuratively, in order to afford a level of safety or security or to prevent intimacy. He doesn't like to be touched, so please hold him at a comfortable distance.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also: