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not by any stretch of the imagination

(also by no stretch of the imagination)
even if you try, it is still difficult to accept: By no stretch of the imagination could you think of her as a real artist.
Translations of “not by any stretch of the imagination”
in Russian при большом воображении…
in Turkish yanından bile geçmez, hiç alâkası bile yok…
in Polish w żadnym wypadku…
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