WordReference English Collocations © 2019

a stone's throw

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is [just, only] a stone's throw (to)
  2. is a stone's throw to [the beach, Boston]
  3. a stone's throw from [the beach]
  4. [just, only] a stone's throw away
  5. a stone's throw away (from)
additional examples
  1. is [just, only] a stone's throw (to)
  2. a stone's throw from [the center, my apartment, the office]
  3. is a stone's throw to [the beach, Boston]
  4. I [live, work, train] a stone's throw from the [center]
  5. a stone's throw from [the beach]
  6. is [just, but, within] a stone's throw [away, from]
  7. [just, only] a stone's throw away
  8. [located, posted, positioned] a stone's throw away
  9. a stone's throw away (from)
  10. a stone's throw from [here, there, where you are]
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