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synonyms for stone's throw

  • close range
  • earshot
  • eyeshot
  • holler
  • near
  • next door
  • not far
  • shouting distance
  • spitting distance
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How to use stone's 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 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
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
All this will, doubtless, throw a number of deserving persons out of employ.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Yet their quaint attempts to improve their appearance throw an interesting side-light on their æsthetic preferences.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
If you were to have a frank explanation with her, Blanche would very soon throw Jim Crow out of the window.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
In the face of such public feeling Massna found nothing for it but to demand a successor and throw up his command.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It is much more convenient than a lamp, because it doesn't rattle, and you can throw the light on the page so much better.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Just try it once, and you'll see how ingenious it is—only one must be careful not to throw out the elbow in turning out the wrist.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO STONE'S THROW

  • a good way
  • a long way
  • afar
  • bit
  • deep
  • distant
  • end of rainbow
  • far piece
  • far-flung
  • far-off
  • far-removed
  • faraway
  • good ways
  • long
  • middle of nowhere
  • miles
  • out-of-the-way
  • outlying
  • piece
  • remote
  • removed
  • stone's throw
  • ways
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.