hop, skip, and a jump

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hop′, skip′, and a jump′

a short distance. Also, hop′, skip′, and jump′.
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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.