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stretch to sth

UK informal
phrasal verb with stretch uk   us   /stretʃ/ verb
to manage to give or pay a particular amount, often a larger amount than you might expect: "How much money do you want to borrow?" "Could you stretch to £50?"
Translations of “stretch to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 盡量湊足(數目), 爭取做到…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽量凑足(数目), 争取做到…
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