Focus on the pronunciation of distance
English definition of “distance”
distance noun [C/U]
› the amount of space between two places or things: [C] The distance from San Francisco to Los Angeles is about 400 miles. at/from a distance › At/from a distance means if you are not too near: From a distance, he looks a little like his mother. in the distance › In the distance means at or from a point far away: We could see the mountains in the distance.