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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “stretch to sth”

stretch to sth

UK informal phrasal verb with stretch /stretʃ/ verb
to manage to give or do a particular amount, often a larger amount than you might expect
尽量凑足(数目);争取做到
"How much money do you want to borrow?" "Could you stretch to £50?"
"你想借多少钱?""你能凑到50英镑吗?"
Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduringPaying and spending money
(Definition of stretch to sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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