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English definition of “in/within spitting distance”

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in/within spitting distance

informal
If something is in or within spitting distance, it is very close: The house is within spitting distance of the sea.
Translations of “in/within spitting distance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常近, 一步之遙…
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常近, 一步之遥…
(Definition of in/within spitting distance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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