Meaning of “a stone's throw” in the English Dictionary

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"a stone's throw" in British English

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a stone's throw

C2 a very short distance:

The apartment is just a stone's throw from the sea.
"Is your house far from here?" "No, it's only a stone's throw away."

(Definition of “a stone's throw” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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