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

synonyms for stones 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 stones 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
Five hundred of our fighting men are running to and fro between cliffs and sea carrying stones wherewith to improve our pier.
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
He walked about, stumbling over sticks and stones and stumps, sometimes falling down on soft moss, and again on the hard ground.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
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
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