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“stretch your legs” in British English

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stretch your legs

to go for a walk, especially after sitting in the same position for a long time:

The car journey took three hours, including a couple of stops to stretch our legs.

(Definition of “stretch your legs” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“stretch your legs” in American English

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stretch your legs

to stand or walk after sitting for a long time:

We drove there in five hours, including a couple of stops to stretch our legs.

(Definition of “stretch your legs” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)