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hop, skip, and (a) jump

1. A short distance away from a certain location. My apartment's location is so convenient. It's just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the train station and the grocery store.
2. Very similar (to something else). I thought you could handle this project because it's just a hop, skip, and a jump from the one you're working on now.
See also: and, jump
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skip (out)

Inf. to leave; to run away without doing something, such as paying a bill. The guy skipped when the waitress wasn't looking. Fred skipped out, leaving me with the bill.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


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The post Deadlock in talks with skip owners over high cost appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
According toSurrey County Council(SCC), skips were left on the driveways of some homes for months after Mr Place demanded excessive sums of money to take them away.
This usually costs money, but don't be tempted to just chuck it in the bottom of a skip and forget about it.
SKIP (C-15) and Smad2/3 ((FL-425): sc8332) rabbit polyclonal antibodies were purchased from Santa Cruz Biotechnology (CA, USA).
The logological question is to find pairs of words u and w, and a well-motivated skip sequence relating them, that a magician could use with suitable patter.
For example, Chantilly, Va.-based Justice Federal Credit Union's recent skip-a-payment program gave members the option to skip their qualified loan payments for November or December, and 25% of the $30 skip-a-payment fee was donated to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
I wanted to get fit but I didn't like going to the gym that much, or running, so one night, instead, I decided to skip.
Many grain farmers in the arid central Great Plains should skip planting every one or two rows to stabilize corn yields.
My brother Lee buried Skip about a foot away from where he'd found him in the woods beside our house.
I first met Skip Caray on a December day in 1975, when he and I were introduced as the new members of the Atlanta Braves broadcast team.
Skip for Life has so far raised $10,000 for women struggling to pay for Herceptin.