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stretch

verb
 
 
/stretʃ/
PULL [I, T] B2 to become longer or wider, or to pull something so that it becomes longer or wider
rozciągać (się)
Don't pull my sweater - you'll stretch it.Enlarging and inflatingBecoming biggerSpreading and scattering
MAKE STRAIGHT [I, T] B2 to make your body or part of your body straighter and longer
wyciągać (się)
Stretch your arms above your head.Stretching the body
stretch away/into, etc C1 to cover a large area
rozciągać się gdzieś
The fields stretched away into the distance.Enlarging and inflatingBecoming bigger
stretch into/over, etc to continue for a long period of time
przeciągać się na/do itp.
The discussions will probably stretch into next month. →  See also stretch your legs , bend/stretch the rules Continue and lastLong periods of time
(Definition of stretch verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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