A stone’s throw

Do you know the English expression “a stone’s throw“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Claire: Where do you live?

Peter: Just a stone’s throw away from the school. 

Claire: That’s convenient for your children!

Does it mean:

a) a short distance

b) the size of a stone

c) one sometimes throws stones

d) next door

The answer is below! ↓

 

Answer: a) a short distance