within earshot of

  • 1 within earshot — close enough to hear, under my breath    Lil was within earshot of the radio during the newscast. She heard it …

    English idioms

  • 2 within earshot — within/in/earshot phrase close enough for you to hear Thesaurus: clear to the sensessynonym next to, near to and not far awaysynonym senses and using the senseshyponym …

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  • 3 within earshot — within the aural range …

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  • 4 within earshot (of somebody) — within ˈearshot (of sb/sth) idiom near enough to hear sb/sth or to be heard • As she came within earshot of the group, she heard her name mentioned. Main entry: ↑earshotidiom …

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  • 5 within earshot (of something) — within ˈearshot (of sb/sth) idiom near enough to hear sb/sth or to be heard • As she came within earshot of the group, she heard her name mentioned. Main entry: ↑earshotidiom …

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  • 6 within hail — ► within hail within earshot. Main Entry: ↑hail …

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  • 7 earshot — /ˈɪəʃɒt / (say earshot) phrase 1. within earshot, (sometimes followed by of) a. within range of hearing; able to be heard: to live within earshot of the sea. b. within range of hearing; able to hear: don t say that within earshot of the children …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 Earshot — Infobox musical artist Name = Earshot Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Los Angeles, California, United States Genre = Alternative metal, Rock Years active = 1999–present Label = Warner Bros. Records… …

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  • 9 earshot — n. out of earshot; within earshot * * * [ ɪəʃɒt] within earshot out of earshot …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 earshot — ear|shot [ˈıəʃɔt US ˈırʃa:t] n 1.) within earshot near enough to hear what someone is saying ▪ Everyone within earshot soon knew her opinion of Reggie. 2.) out of earshot not near enough to hear what someone is saying ▪ I waited for her to get… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 earshot — [[t]ɪ͟ə(r)ʃɒt[/t]] PHRASE: PHR after v, v link PHR, oft PHR of n If you are within earshot of someone or something, you are close enough to be able to hear them. If you are out of earshot, you are too far away to hear them. The waiter continued… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 earshot — noun 1 within earshot near enough to hear what someone is saying: Everyone within earshot soon knew her opinion of Reggie. 2 out of earshot not near enough to hear what someone is saying: I waited for her to get out of earshot before laughing …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 within — [[t]wɪðɪ̱n[/t]] ♦ 1) PREP If something is within a place, area, or object, it is inside it or surrounded by it. [FORMAL] Clients are entertained within private dining rooms... An olive coloured tent stood within a thicket of trees. ...a 1987… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 within — with|in [ wıð ın ] function word *** Within can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): Can you complete the work within a month? as an adverb (without a following noun): As Helen approached the front door, she could …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 within */*/*/ — UK [wɪðˈɪn] / US adverb, preposition Summary: Within can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): Can you complete the work within a month? as an adverb (without a following noun): As Helen approached the front door,… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 earshot — noun /ˈɜː(ɹ)ˌʃɒt/ A distance from which sound is still audible Ill row out on the lake but stay within earshot …

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  • 17 within hail — phrasal : within hearing distance within hail of the telephone Nevil Shute * * * (or within hailing distance) at a distance within which someone may be called to; within earshot …

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  • 18 within reach — Synonyms and related words: about, accessible, along toward, approachable, around, at close quarters, at hand, attainable, attendant, available, close, close about, close at hand, close by, come at able, fast by, findable, getatable, gettable,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 within (somebody's) hearing — in/within (sb s) ˈhearing idiom near enough to sb so that they can hear what is said Syn: ↑within earshot • She shouldn t have said such things in your hearing. • I had no reason to believe there was anyone within hearing …

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  • 20 Within cooey — Cooey Coo ey, Cooee Coo ee, n. [Of imitative origin.] A peculiar cry uttered by the Australian aborigines as a call to attract attention, and also in common use among the Australian colonists. In the actual call the first syllable is much… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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