hop, skip, and a jump


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hop′, skip′, and a jump′


n.
a short distance. Also, hop′, skip′, and jump′.
[1750–60]
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3 Sitges Carnival February 23-March 1 Held a hop, skip, and a jump from Barcelona, this epicurean extravaganza lures fun-loving gays and lesbians (and seemingly every European drag queen) to the Spanish Riviera Jueves Larclero ("Fatty Thursday") kicks off the festivities with a gut-busting celebration of Catalan cuisine.
It was but a hop, skip, and a jump to the attention of white choreographers.