stretch (n):extension to or beyond the ordinary limitSamplesrunning at full stretch.
by no stretch of the imagination.
beyond any stretch of his understanding
stretch (n):the act of physically reaching or thrusting out stretch (n):exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent stretch (n):a straightaway section of a racetrack stretch (n):the capacity for being stretched stretch (n):a large and unbroken expanse or distanceSamplesa stretch of highway.
a stretch of clear water
stretch (v):extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire bodySamplesStretch your legs!
Extend your right arm above your head
stretch (n):an unbroken period of time during which you do somethingSamplesthere were stretches of boredom.
he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
stretch (v):extend one's body or limbsSamplesLet's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours stretch (v):increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substanceSamplesstretch the soup by adding some more cream.
extend the casserole with a little rice
stretch (v):become longer by being stretched and pulledSamplesThe fabric stretches stretch (v):make long or longer by pulling and stretchingSamplesstretch the fabric stretch (v):corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior onesSamplesadulterate liquor stretch (v):extend the scope or meaning of; often undulySamplesStretch the limits.
stretch my patience.
stretch the imagination
stretch (v):pull in opposite directionsSamplesDuring the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack stretch (v):lie down comfortablySamplesTo enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass stretch (v):extend or stretch out to a greater or the full lengthSamplesUnfold the newspaper.
stretch out that piece of cloth.
extend the TV antenna
stretch (v):occupy a large, elongated areaSamplesThe park stretched beneath the train line stretch (s):easily stretchedSamplesstretch hosiery stretch (s):having an elongated seating areaSamplesa stretch limousine
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131)
Beggars can't be choosers
Misafir umduğunu değil bulduğunu yer. Muhtaç olan seçici olamaz.
If someone gives you something you asked for, you should not complain about what you get.