to be a stone's throw away

  • 1 A Stone' s Throw Away Bed and Breakfast — (Нассау,Багамcкие острова) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес …

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  • 2 a stone's throw away —    To say that something is a stone s throw away means that it is just a short distance away.     It s a residential area but the shops are just a stone s throw away …

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  • 3 stone's throw — If a place is a stone s throw from where you are, it is a very short distance away …

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  • 4 stone's throw —    If a place is a stone s throw from where you are, it is a very short distance away.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

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  • 5 a stone's throw — a short distance wild whales blowing a stone s throw from the boat * * * a stone s throw : a short distance The high school is just a stone s throw from his house. She lives just a stone s throw away from the beach. • • • Main Entry: ↑stone a… …

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  • 6 (a) stone's throw — a very short distance. We were staying in a small apartment just a stone s throw from the beach. (usually + from) The city centre is only a stone s throw away. (sometimes + away) …

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  • 7 (a) stone's throw — a ˈstone s throw idiom a very short distance away • We live just a stone s throw from here. • The hotel is within a stone s throw of the beach. Main entry: ↑stoneidiom …

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  • 8 stone — [[t]sto͟ʊn[/t]] ♦♦ stones, stoning, stoned (The plural is usually stone in meaning 10.) 1) N MASS Stone is a hard solid substance found in the ground and often used for building houses. He could not tell whether the floor was wood or stone...… …

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  • 9 stone — 1 noun 1 ON THE GROUND (C) a small piece of rock of any shape, found on the ground: Round, flat stones are the best for skimming across water. 2 ROCK (U) a hard mineral substance or rock: honey colored stone | stone statues 3 JEWELLERY (C) a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 throw — [thrō] vt. threw, thrown, throwing [ME throwen, to twist, wring, hurl < OE thrawan, to throw, twist, akin to Ger drehen, to twist, turn < IE base * ter , to rub, rub with turning motion, bore > THRASH, THREAD, Gr teirein, L terere, to… …

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  • 11 throw — throw1 W1S1 [θrəu US θrou] v past tense threw [θru:] past participle thrown [θrəun US θroun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(throw a ball/stone etc)¦ 2¦(put something carelessly)¦ 3¦(push roughly/violently)¦ 4¦(make somebody fall)¦ 5¦(move hands/head etc)¦ 6¦(confuse …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 stone — stone1 W1S2 [stəun US stoun] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(rock)¦ 2¦(piece of rock)¦ 3¦(jewellery)¦ 4¦(fruit)¦ 5¦(medical)¦ 6¦(weight)¦ 7 a stone s throw from something/away (from something) 8 be made of stone 9 not be carved/etched in stone …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 throw — /throh/, v., threw, thrown, throwing, n. v.t. 1. to propel or cast in any way, esp. to project or propel from the hand by a sudden forward motion or straightening of the arm and wrist: to throw a ball. 2. to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun… …

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  • 14 throw — [c]/θroʊ / (say throh) verb (threw, thrown, throwing) –verb (t) 1. to project or propel forcibly through the air by a sudden jerk or straightening of the arm; propel or cast in any way. 2. to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun does. 3. to… …

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  • 15 throw — [[t]θro͟ʊ[/t]] ♦♦ throws, throwing, threw, thrown 1) VERB When you throw an object that you are holding, you move your hand or arm quickly and let go of the object, so that it moves through the air. [V n prep/adv] He spent hours throwing a tennis …

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  • 16 throw — [[t]θroʊ[/t]] v. threw, thrown, throw•ing, n. 1) to propel from the hand by a sudden forward motion: to throw a ball[/ex] 2) to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun does 3) to project or cast (light, a shadow, etc.) 4) to project (the voice) 5)… …

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  • 17 Stone Island (comics) — Stone Island If this infobox is not supposed to have an image, please add |noimage=yes . Publication information Publisher …

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  • 18 throw — 1 verb past threw past participle thrown 1 THROW A BALL/STONE ETC (I, T) to make an object such as a ball move quickly through the air by moving your hand quickly: throw sth at/to/towards etc: Someone threw a stone at the car. | Cromartie throws… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 throw — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Throw is used before these nouns: ↑cushion, ↑pillow Throw is used after these nouns: ↑judo {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ angrily ▪ carelessly …

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  • 20 stone — see you cannot get blood from a stone you buy land, you buy stones; you buy meat, you buy bones constant dropping wears away a stone drive gently over the stones those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones …

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