within grasp

*within one's grasp

 
1. Lit. where one can grasp something with one's hand. (*Typically: be ~;, get ~; get something ~.) The rope was within his grasp, but he was too weak to reach for it.
2. . Fig. [for something] to be obtainable; [for a goal] to be almost won. (Does not involve grabbing or grasping. *Typically: be ~; get ~; get something ~.) Victory is within our grasp, so we must keep playing the game to win. Her goal is within her grasp at last.
See also: grasp, within
References in classic literature ?
These last now hoist the bucket within grasp of the Indian, to whom another person has reached up a very long pole.
Austria added that it wasn't just a salvaged season for them, but the title in the second conference meant that the Grand Slam is once again within grasp.
And outgoing Business Secretary Greg Clark said the future of British Steel was "certainly within grasp" in the House of Commons on Wednesday.
THE future of key Teesside employer British Steel is "certainly within grasp", according to Business Secretary Greg Clark.
The journey is affordable which makes the moon appear closer to the earth, and the celestial object is within grasp and firing our imagination to go to worlds known and unknown.
In the past two days, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg as well as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have said a comprehensive peace agreement with the Taliban is within grasp.
"Everything running smoothly, the pressure seems to be off, great opportunities within grasp and ahead of plan.
Asked if he's relieved that negotiations are finally under way and that a resolution to the long and drawn out row is within grasp, Robins said: "They are in talks.
Warm weather is within grasp and summer vacations will be here before we know it.
But Kaptain has been a steadying hand in good and difficult times, and his dreams for Elgin to be a "City of Choice" are still within grasp.
On the sidelines of the summit, May said it has made good progress in Brexit talks and a deal was still within grasp. "We still have it within our grasp to leave the EU with a deal on 29 March," she stated.
WHAT seemed recently to be within grasp, ie the eradication of polio in Pakistan, has once again turned out to be an elusive dream.
A Premier point within grasp. H Wembley are Newcastle that theme with seven left.
A deal on the rules that govern the Paris climate accord appeared within grasp Saturday, as officials from almost 200 countries worked to bridge remaining differences after two weeks of U.N.
Ambassador Han said the peaceful coexistence and co-prosperity for the Korean peninsula is within grasp. He said there's a need to close the gap between the North Korea and South Korea.