out of reach
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out of reach(
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (too far away to touch)
a. fuera del alcance
This knife is sharp and dangerous. Keep it out of reach of children.Este cuchillo es afilado y peligroso. Manténgalo fuera del alcance de niños.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Pass me the stool. The spices on the top shelf are out of my reach.Pásame el taburete. Las especias en el estante superior están fuera de mi alcance.
You'll have to get up to grab the remote. It's just out of your reach.Tienes que levantarte para agarrar el control. Está justo fuera de tu alcance.
2. (unachievable)
a. inalcanzable
I always thought going to college was out of reach, but my teachers believed in me.Siempre pensaba que era inalcanzable ir a la universidad, pero mis profesores creían en mí.
b. inasequible
The dream of owning a house is out of reach for many people.Ser dueño de una casa es un sueño inasequible para muchos.
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