Definition of in sight in English:

in sight

  • 1Visible: no other vehicle was in sight
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    • Sometimes on a country road you hit the traffic flow just right and find yourself in a kind of moving bubble where there are no other vehicles in sight fore or aft.
    • They can easily turn into mobs, stoning everything in sight, private vehicles not excluded.
    • I always signal, even if there's no other vehicle or person in sight.
  • 1.1Near at hand; close to being achieved or realized: the minister insisted that agreement was in sight
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    • A grandiose scandal was sparked - with no end in sight in the near future.
    • There appears to be no end in sight to the indefinite strike at Rossington Colliery, near Doncaster.
    • Today, there's no price relief in sight for motorists at the bowser.
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