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within reach

Almost attainable. This phrase can be used both literally and figuratively. A noun or pronoun can be used between "within" and "reach." Molly is on bed rest, so be sure to leave anything she’ll need within her reach. Studying will put your goal of getting an A in this class within reach.
See also: reach, within

within someone's reach

 and within someone's grasp 
1. Lit. close enough to be grasped. The ball was almost within his reach!
2. Fig. almost in the possession of someone. My goals are almost within my reach, so I know I'll succeed. We almost had the contract within our grasp, but the deal fell through at the last minute.
See also: reach, within

within (easy) ˈreach (of something)

close to something: The house is within easy reach of schools and sports facilities.
See also: reach, within
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Synthia Saltoun, director of the career transfer center at LAVC, said the admissions day not only should ``demystify'' the process for Valley students preparing to transfer but also may encourage some students who might not even be considering transferring, ``because they don't know that CSUN is within their reach.
Then tragedy and unexpected disasters disrupt the peace that seems to be within their reach, and they are forced to face even worse events than they experienced on the depleted planet Earth.
E[acute accent]"The goal is to allow our founders to better understand what is within their reach today while, at the same time, letting them know what they need to do today to better position themselves for tomorrow," Greenberg noted.
For many poor students in the San Fernando Valley, the road to college begins with the belief that a college education is within their reach.
This powerful, new feature will enable instantaneous, expert assistance for 'library patrons by placing a virtual librarian within their reach, regardless of their location.
They didn't think higher education and that elusive American Dream was within their reach, either.
And starting Monday, county workers vow to stage a series of rolling strikes until they've crippled every public service - including ambulances and hospitals - within their reach.
have told us time and time again how much they love P&G products like Tide, Pampers, Crest and others and we want to make sure these products are within their reach," said Neil Comber Valdespino, P&G Director of Hispanic Corporate Relations.
Generally, there is food and shelter and clothing available, or ways of getting them except in truly tragic circumstances - such as those too broken down by drugs or alcohol or some other infirmity to take advantage of what is almost within their reach.
Combining a shrink-wrapped e-commerce solution in the low-end price range with full XML functionality is not only of great benefit to our existing MerchandiZer clients, but also to the millions of small-to-medium size business owners by pricing this technology to be within their reach.
A further attraction for consumers is the growing availability of DSL-ready PCs that put DSL connectivity within their reach.
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