Definition of within striking distance in English:

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within striking distance

Near enough to hit or achieve something: we are within striking distance of our goal
More example sentences
  • The Dart is within striking distance and work is well underway on the M50 link near Loughlinstown.
  • This put the Kiwis within striking distance of Canada however not close enough to qualify.
  • Within the past few minutes, Dr. Jim Thompson says they're now within striking distance of living independent lives.
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