move within range

move within range

1. To move close enough within an area around someone or something to reach or be reached by them or it. We readied our guns as we moved within range of the elephant. Once he moves within range of the microphone, we'll be able to capture anything he says on tape. You have to move within range of the camera or it won't be able to focus on you properly.
2. To advance to a position that allows one to achieve or accomplish something. Following the massive success of our latest product, we should be moving within range of achieving our sales forecast for the entire year. Following a third consecutive debate victory, the candidate seems to have moved within range of winning this election.
See also: move, range, within

move within range

(of something) Go to within range (of something).
See also: move, range, within
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The codling have been a couple of miles off shore for several weeks, and tend to move within range of shore rods whenever the seas are rough.
The workers can input and store data on the phones even when they are out of range of a cellular network, and that information is uploaded once they move within range of the network.
But the dollar would likely move within range as players await the U.S.
After reaching a high of 165.11 on 10/30, the pound-yen slipped to a low of 118.83 in January, and the lack of momentum to break above 141.90-142.00 (50.0% Fib) suggests that the pair will continue to move within range over the near-term.
The same scenario repeated itself again when Button's strategy saw him lead twice and move within range of Barrichello, knowing the Ferrari driver still had to pit again.
The same scenario repeated itself again yesterday when Button's strategy saw him lead twice and move within range of Barrichello, knowing the Ferrari driver still had to pit again.
The same scenario repeated itself yesterday when Button's strategy saw him lead twice and move within range of Barrichello, knowing the Ferrari driver still had to pit again.
While fish are few and far between, catches should improve over the coming weeks as more fish move within range of shore rods.
More cod will move within range of shore rods when rougher seas arrive.
Little draws encouragement from the mood of his players who a redetermined not to allow the cup run to undermine their attempts to climb out of the bottom half of the table and move within range of the clubs pursuing the play-off places.
It will need a good blow for more fish to move within range of shore rods, but it needs to happen quickly, for as the days lengthen the winter season is moving towards a close.
Sea anglers are catching a lot of whiting, and when the sea roughens up a bit, expect more codling to move within range of shore rods.
A big tide brought the codling inshore, and their numbers should increase over the coming weeks, though how many move within range of shore rods could depend on the tide.