striking distance

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On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to striking distance, such as: close grips, and close quarters.

How to use striking distance in a sentence

  • You come here for history and to be within striking distance of a good city wander.

    Gal With a Suitcase | Jolie Hunt | June 5, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • But you never know: the blues always remains within striking distance.

    The Sky Is Falling | Stanley Crouch | February 5, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • How lucky I am to be alive, with a thing so deadly and monstrous within striking distance of me!

    The Man from Time | Frank Belknap Long
  • That would bring him within striking distance to be torn to pieces before he could deal a second blow.

  • In all three cases hostile armies were arrayed within striking distance of each other, and the generals were careworn.

    Homer and His Age | Andrew Lang
  • As he came within striking distance of 262 Eaton Square he had the advantage of an unusual and brilliant spectacle.

    The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
  • He had only one longing, to stand within striking distance of the cowardly curs, only one fear, that they should escape him.

    Corporal Cameron | Ralph Connor

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