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stretch

verb [T] (GO PAST)
越過
 
 
/stretʃ/
to go as far as or past the usual limit of something
到…的限度;超過…的限度;竭盡
Many families' budgets are already stretched to breaking point.
許多家庭的預算已經撐到了極限。
We can't work any harder, Paul. We're already fully stretched.
我們無法更賣力了,保羅。我們已經竭盡全力。
This movie really stretches the patience of the audience to the limit.
這部電影簡直就是在考驗觀眾的耐性。
We don't normally allow in people under 18, but I suppose we could stretch the rules for you as it's your birthday tomorrow.
我們通常不接受未滿18歲的人,但考慮到明天是你的生日,我想我們可以稍稍通融一下。
Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of stretch verb (GO PAST) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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