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  • as infar
  • as inway
  • as instone's throw

synonyms for stone throw

  • deep
  • distant
  • long
  • bit
  • miles
  • piece
  • remote
  • ways
  • afar
  • end of rainbow
  • far piece
  • far-flung
  • far-off
  • far-removed
  • faraway
  • good ways
  • middle of nowhere
  • out-of-the-way
  • outlying
  • removed
  • stone's throw
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How to use stone throw in a sentence

If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
That evening in the gondola, with one old and two newer friends, is marked with a white stone in my recollection.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Monsieur,” growls the baron, “stone walls have ears, you say if only they had tongues; what tales these could tell!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A colossal steam "traveller" had ceaselessly carried great blocks of stone and long steel girders from point to point.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The clink of the stone-masons' chisels had resounded year after year from morning till night.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A few small rocks of some soft stone may be added, and in between these the Ferns are planted.
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That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The work was commenced in June, 1882, the memorial stone being laid February 15th, the following year.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Nothing will be easier then to throw the Poles into the shade of the picture, or to occupy the foreground with a brilliant review.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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