Translation of "stretch" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (REACH) 伸展 uk us /stretʃ/

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to cause something to reach, often as far as possible, in a particular direction

I tripped on a piece of wire that someone had stretched across the path. 我被不知是谁拉在路上的一根电线绊倒了。
She stretched out her hand and helped him from his chair. 她伸手将他从椅子上扶起来。

[ I ] to straighten your body or your arms or legs so that they are as long as possible, in order to exercise the joints (= place where two bones are connected) after you have been in the same place or position for a long time

"I'm so tired, " she said, yawning and stretching. “我太累了,”她打着呵欠伸了个懒腰说。
It's a good idea to stretch before you take vigorous exercise. 在进行剧烈运动前应该先伸展一下身体。

(Translation of “stretch verb (REACH)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)