within hailing distance

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within hailing distance

 and within calling distance; within shouting distance
close enough to hear someone call out. When the boat came within hailing distance, I asked if I could borrow some gasoline. We weren't within shouting distance, so I couldn't hear what you said to me.
See also: distance, hail, within
References in classic literature ?
He eircled the University buildings, and dropped to within shouting distance of the crowds in West End Park and on the slope of Gilmorehill.
Auto-dial polls have put them within shouting distance of each other, but consultant Lisa James said the polling doesnt matter in this election.
KCNA via REUTERS/File Photo SEOUL - 5 January 2018: The two sides sit within shouting distance, but when North and South Korea this week arranged the first official talks in more than two years, liaison officials spoke using desktop telephone consoles each the size of a small refrigerator.
Ryan Connolly found his touch in the second quarter, scoring 9 of his team-high 20 points to keep his guys within shouting distance.
We're in the middle of a women's uprising that really does feel like a new wave, maybe the one that could actually get the country within shouting distance of power equality.
Whether Abe gives Kuroda a second term or not, the premier's planned consumption tax hike fights the central bank's efforts to rev up the economy and get inflation at least within shouting distance of the 2 per cent target.
After all, if you needed to defend yourself, the bad guy had to be within shouting distance, probably within spitting distance.
The Paul Bland Motorsport Formula 600 class has a full grid and Jamie Devine, the 2016 champion from Broughton, has established a lead again this year, but well within shouting distance of him are Mathew Waldron, Adrian Kershaw and Chris Eden.
Our guided tour of the vast cellars beneath the vines really was a revelation, and shouldn't be missed by anyone who has more than a passing interest in Pinot Grigio - the Lugana, Soave and Valpolicella regions are all within shouting distance.
Three players within shouting distance, if not touching distance, would be a start.
In my opinion a more fitting solution would be to rename Sky Blue Way as Jimmy Hill Way as that road is within shouting distance of Highfield Road where Mr Hill enjoyed all his success.
IT'S worth reminding ourselves, sometimes, that some of the most elegant houses in Birmingham lie within shouting distance of the city centre.
The price of iron ore is down sharply since trading within shouting distance of the $70 mark in mid-April but is back in bull territory for 2016 with a 22 percent rise since the beginning of the year and a 40 percent rebound since hitting near-decade lows in December.
There is an ugly side to Donald Trump, and we have to make she he doesn't come within shouting distance of the White House," Warren said.
Sheldon is the only team to have come within shouting distance of defeating the Crusaders (12-0) this season.