stretch

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstrɛtʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/strɛtʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(strech)

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stretch

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. stretch and yawn
  2. stretch [before, after] exercising
  3. stretched to [reach, grab, take]
  4. stretch from [one side] to [the other]
  5. stretch across the [room, road]
  6. the [opinion, theory, implication] stretches across (many)
  7. stretch under the [weight, force] of
  8. stretch from [Alaska] to [California]
  9. stretches back [hundreds of years]
  10. stretching along the [coast, horizon, border]
  11. stretch your legs
  12. stretched (out) his back
  13. stretch out a [shirt, pair of pants]
  14. stretch a [rope, rubber, elastic band]
  15. stretched her neck to [see, glance, peer]
  16. stretch (it) [10 inches]
  17. stretch your [imagination, luck]
  18. stretches [credulity, belief]
  19. stretch the limits
  20. stretch yourself to [achieve, gain, improve]
  21. stretched herself out on the [bed, sofa, rug]
n
  1. a [body, back, leg] stretch
  2. [a full, an upper, a lower] [body] stretch
  3. [get, stand] up and have a stretch
  4. had a [good, big, long] stretch
  5. [suffer, feel] a muscle stretch
  6. the [jeans, pants] have lost their stretch
  7. [paying the rent, finishing the homework] was a stretch
  8. would be a stretch to [say, think, do]
  9. is a stretch, to say the least
  10. by no stretch of the imagination
  11. not by a long stretch (of the imagination)
  12. the [home, final, last] stretch
  13. a [five, 20] -year stretch (in prison)
  14. [did, served] a [10]-year stretch
  15. a [10-year] stretch for [fraud, armed robbery]
  16. a [long, short, dangerous, deserted] stretch of [road, highway]
  17. a stretch of the [neck, wrist, hand]
adj
  1. rode in a stretch [limo, limousine]
  2. stretch [fabric, cotton, pants, denim, jeans]
  3. has (lots of) stretch marks
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