Prepositions - Within

Prepositions - Within

1. Within means not outside a place.

Pattern: be + within + noun
Those schools are within the county jurisdiction.
There is too much commotion within the building.

Typical nouns used after within:
area, building, city, country, county, jurisdiction, state, territory, walls

2. Within means less than a period of time.
I will return within the hour.
He will finish within five minutes.

3. Within means less than a distance.
There is a hospital within five miles of the school.
The storm was within ten miles of our town.
4. Within means possible; not exceeding the limits of something.

Pattern: be + within + (one’s) noun
At last, the beach is within sight!
A fortune is within our reach if we are lucky.

Typical nouns after within:
bounds, hearing, range, sight, reach, the law, the limit, the rules

5. Expression

to keep within the family—to not reveal something to anyone who is not a family member
That man has a strange history, but they keep it within the family.
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    Valentines Day Dessert Recipes

    Mixed berry shortcake

    Its Monday. Its a brand new week. The birds are chirping. The coffees brewing. Everything has such hope and promise. And heres why The utter horror the abject hopelessness of springing forward is finally behind us. Man, was this year a toughie. I didnt think I was going to make it there for a minute. The first part of last week, I felt like a combination of zombie, sloth, nitwit, dodo bird, and koala bear. I couldnt think, move, think, function, or remember the Macarena.

    But slowly, as the week went on, things slowly improved. By the weekend, it became clear to me that I was going to live. And to celebrate, yesterday I made a round of berry shortcakes for the everyone. It felt so good to be back. Youll love this shortcake recipe. I used a sweet version of the drop biscuits I made in last weeks Biscuit and Sausage Gravy post, then I whipped up some syrupy berries and topped the whole thing with an unimaginably delectable sweet yogurt cream, which should come with a warning label, its so addictive.

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