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I'll have to get these shoes stretched.
I leaned back in the chair and stretched.
This exercise strengthens the lower back and stretches the hamstrings.
The empire stretched all the way from Scotland to the Pyrenees.
The beach stretches for miles in each direction.
Old grey houses stretched into the distance.
The traffic stretched as far as the eye could see.
We might be prepared to stretch the rules a little in this instance.
Couldn't you stretch a point for a friend?
This is the British English definition of stretch. View American English definition of stretch.