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.
And so moving from a supermarket HQ into the startup's rather cosy Wandsworth office, its 35 staff all within shouting distance of one another, wasn't too much of a shock to the system, he insists.
Former world number one Woods, playing for the first time since missing the cut at the PGA Championship, made birdies at two of his three closing holes to stay within shouting distance of Moore, who carded a seven-under 65.
Within the space of the last two games, we were within shouting distance of automatic promotion."
"When people produce opportunities for you in such historical grounds within shouting distance of Birmingham, with Coventry becoming City of Culture and the investment and development going on in the city it is a natural step to do.
Her mark falls a length below the 1,000 Guineas-winning average and reflects a race that boasted several fillies within shouting distance of Guineas standard, but lacked a standout performer.
Benedict's latest interjection landed within shouting distance of a recent and first-of-its-kind international gathering of bishop leaders from around the globe to discuss the abuse crisis and seemed, unlike previous interventions, an act of sabotage, intended or not.
I'm within shouting distance and anything can happen, especially at a Major.
"Analysts're within shouting distance of neutral, and i do think neutral is where analysts want to be." But he added, as have others, that he won't prejudge the upcoming policy decision.
But the Wardlow campaign is within shouting distance. It hauled in almost $436,000 from about 4,250 contributors so far in 2018.
By doing so, the Salukis moved into sole possession of fourth place (7-5 record), and within shouting distance of third-place Bradley (8-3).
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.
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.