stone's throw away

a stone's throw away

A short distance away from something. Brett wanted a shorter commute, so he moved to a house that is just a stone's throw away from his job. The ocean is a stone's throw away!
See also: away, throw

stone's throw away

Fig. a short distance; a relatively short distance. John saw Mary across the street, just a stone's throw away. Philadelphia is just a stone's throw away from Camden, New Jersey.
See also: away, throw
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Everyone got up and began watching the movements of our troops below, as plainly visible as if but a stone's throw away, and the movements of the approaching enemy farther off.
The Deiniol Road site, a stone's throw away from the city's former Farrar Road stadium, was shut 10 years ago and has remained vacant since.
Walsall is easy to get to: the M6 is a stone's throw away, bus services are plentiful and we have a rail station that leads you into the under-cover Saddlers Centre.
Iconic seafront hotel The Grand Brighton, with newly-refreshed Victorian facade and a stone's throw away from the pebble beach, is located at the heart of the vibrant city and the ideal base for along weekend yinfamous bowler-hatted doormen, step inside luxurious sea-facing suites and stylish bedrooms offer options for a range of budgets and requirements.
The killing occurred a stone's throw away from Kilingili police station.
figure By PIUS MAUNDU A Class Six pupil at Mikuyuni Primary School in Makueni County has died after an alleged beating from a teacher.The boy, 15, was pronounced dead immediately after being admitted to Kibwezi Sub-County Hospital, which is a stone's throw away from the school.
And as parts of the BBC show are filmed in the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley, it is a stone's throw away from where Cillian Murphy and co do their work.
WE live in Clifton Block 2, at a stone's throw away from Bilawal House but the prevailing conditions are worse than in any other locality.
ORLANDO -- With soon-to-depart Chief of Staff and Senior Legal Advisor for Media Brooke Ericson at his side, FCC Commissioner Mike O'Rielly survived a tricky trip from the Nation's Capital to the 2018 Radio Show, being held just a stone's throw away from Walt Disney World.
GM Jayson Gonzales, who coaches Miciano, said that breaching the 2500 mark is just a stone's throw away.
All four Parks are set in spectacular locations just a stone's throw away from award-winning beaches.
Luckily her pals were only a Stone's throw away - and scooped Shazza, 59, back to her feet.
The QCPD headquarters, also found in Barangay Botocan, is located on nearby Makadios Street, just a stone's throw away from the barangay hall.
LOCATED a stone's throw away from The Peak District and Yorkshire Sculpture Park is the village of Denby Dale, which is famous for two things - its tradition of baking giant pies and the opulence of its beautiful countryside mansions.
Located just a stone's throw away from the beach, it sits on the edge of Sully and Penarth, and every window at the front of the house looks out over the Bristol Channel.