stretch to sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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stretch to sth

UK informal
phrasal verb with stretch uk   us   /stretʃ/ verb
to ​manage to give or ​pay a ​particularamount, often a ​largeramount than you might ​expect: "How much ​money do you ​want to ​borrow?" "Could you ​stretch to £50?"
(Definition of stretch to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stretch to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽量凑足(数目), 争取做到…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盡量湊足(數目), 爭取做到…
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