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I’ll have to get these shoes stretched.
Her new knitted dress had stretched.
When you’re pregnant it helps to wear fabrics that stretch as you grow.
a folding chair made of white canvas stretched on a metal frame
The little birds are caught in nets stretched between the trees.
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.
I don’t really think my salary will stretch to a designer suit.
At best, police resources are stretched.
Medical services were stretched to the limit.
I don’t think his job really stretches him sufficiently.
Foreman’s book has a plot that stretches credulity to the utmost.
We might be prepared to stretch the rules a little in this instance.
Couldn’t you stretch a point for a friend?
It would be stretching the truth to say it was a success.
She’s nice, but to call her ‘delightful’ is stretching it a bit.
This is the British English definition of stretch. View American English definition of stretch.