spitting distance


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spitting distance

n
a short space or distance
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My brother Erwin and I were present during that raid because Erwin had tipped off the police about the erstwhile untouchable flea market where shabu was sold openly on a one-hectare enclosed property which was within spitting distance of the Pasig City Hall.
Last year the Anti-Illegal Drugs Group of the Philippine National Police was abolished after several of its members were implicated in the kidnapping for ransom and brutal execution of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo in his own SUV, within spitting distance of the AIDG office at PNP headquarters at Camp Crame.
ATLANTIC Wharf is getting a brand new residential development with 85 apartments currently under construction within spitting distance of the bustling city centre and Cardiff Bay waterfront.
THE NEIGHBOURHOOD Overlooking the Atlantic, set on Victoria Beach and within spitting distance of Northern Africa, this hotel is less than two miles from Cadiz old town.
Initially, gravitational interactions between the black holes and surrounding material do the trick; eventually, when the black holes are within spitting distance, they'll emit gravitational waves that drive their inward spiral.
Situated in Clifton Avenue, it's a short hop from Wallsend's shopping centre, half a mile from the Metro Station and within spitting distance of Richardson Dees Park.
Nuth noted the Earth had "a close encounter" with a comet in 1996 and then again 2014 when a comet passed "within cosmic spitting distance of Mars.
With a plethora of universities in easy reach, not to mention the Paradise and Arena Central developments in spitting distance, opportunities should be plenty for support.
Victory would leave the Foxes no more than a point behind the Magpies, and other rivals within spitting distance, leaving Ashley (above) in danger of a fatal miscalculation.
so that will be seven in total all within spitting distance of each other.
With one game in the elimination, all that is left for Ravena is to formally accept the award as no other player is within spitting distance of the huge statistical lead he has built up in anchoring Ateneo to the top of the standings.
Fabo said, "So we think the unemployment rate will be in spitting distance of six percent over the next 12 months, and for improvement after that to be gradual.