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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
Translations of “stretch to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 盡量湊足(數目), 爭取做到…
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