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English definition of “in/within spitting distance”

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.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
(Definition of in/within spitting distance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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