in sight

in sight
phrasal at or within a reasonable distance or time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in sight of — in (or within) sight of so as to see or be seen from I climbed the hill and came in sight of the house ■ within reach of; close to attaining he was safe for the moment and in sight of victory …   Useful english dictionary

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