Last modified on 9 September 2014, at 12:37

at arm's length

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at arm's length

  1. At a distance, away from one's body.
  2. (idiomatic) Avoiding a close relationship.
    She's been keeping me at arm's length all the time. She doesn't want to get involved.

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