“Out of reach”: idiom meaning.
- Out of reach
- If something (or someone) is “out of reach” you can’t have it. It’s impossible to achieve or get it. Obtaining it requires more than the person is able to do.
Other examples of “out of reach” idiom in a sentence
- His rich lifestyle is out of reach for us.
- This expensive bag is out of reach for me.
- I’m afraid this prestigious university is out of reach.
“Out of reach”: use in context explanation
The guy likes the woman a lot. He often pays her compliments, offers a drink or tries to give her presents because he wants her to notice him. He doesn’t know much about her but he knows he is really into her. She doesn’t look interested, though. The guy opens up to the barman and says the woman is out of reach for him.