Meaning of “stretch a/the point” in the English Dictionary

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"stretch a/the point" in British English

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stretch a/the point

to make a claim that is not completely true, or to do something that goes further than what is considered to be reasonable:

They claim to be the biggest company in the world, which is stretching a point.

(Definition of “stretch a/the point” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)