Idiom of the Day throw away,” it means that it is close by. If you can imagine picking up a rock and throwing it as far as you can, that is how close it is. We have, over time, exaggerated this meaning a bit, but the intended purpose is to express how close something is. The origin of this idiom is as old as the Bible. Luke 22:41 uses this idiom from 2000 years ago, suggesting that the origin is older still.
A stone’s throw
If something is “a stone’s
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