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stretch the length of sth

to be the same length as something, usually something very long: The underground chambers stretch the length of a football pitch. The mountains stretch the entire length of the country.
Translations of “stretch the length of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 與…等長(與通常是非常長的某物等長)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 与…等长(与通常是非常长的某物等长)…
(Definition of stretch the length of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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