Traducción de stretch en español:
- 1 1.1 (extend to full length) we went for a walk to stretch our legssee also → stretch out 1 1.2dimos un paseo para estirar las piernas(elastic/rubber band)(sweater/shirt)(widen)1.3 (draw out)(rope/wire)(sheet/canvas)we stretched paper chains from one wall to anothertendimos cadenetas de papel de pared a paredOraciones de ejemplo
- The fabric mask is stretched over the face and pressed firmly in place.
- Then carpet is stretched over the top of the metal and tucked under the side of the Z-bar that is not secured.
- The second balloon is stretched over the first balloon to seal in the flour.
- 2 (eke out, make go further)(money/credit/resources)Oraciones de ejemplo
- Now, precious resources are being stretched even further.
- But the real issue is that important resources are being stretched.
- And police resources could be further stretched if there is a repeat of last year's illegal rave at Marloes on the August Bank Holiday weekend.
- 3 3.1 (make demands on)my job doesn't stretch meexigirle ashe's not being stretched at schoolmi trabajo no me exige lo suficienteI wasn't fully stretched as a secretaryen el colegio no le exigen de acuerdo a su capacidad3.2 (strain)como secretaria no estaba exigida al máximo(patience/nerves)our resources are stretched to the limitponer a pruebamy nerves are stretched to breaking pointnuestros recursos están empleados al máximonuestros recursos no dan más de sítengo los nervios a punto de estallar
- 4 (distort)(principles/rules)she's stretching it too farapartarse un poco dese está pasando un poco [colloquial]Oraciones de ejemplo
- You know, nothing hurts the truth like stretching it, and he stretched it just a lot.
- Now that's stretching it a bit, don't you agree?
- If I told you that, I would be stretching it a bit.
- 1(person)he stretched up to touch the ceilingestirarseto stretch to reach somethingse estiró hasta tocar el techoestirarse para alcanzar algo
- 2 2.1 (reach, extend)(forest/estate/sea)extenderse(influence/authority/power)it stretches several miles southextendersehis land stretches from the river to the mountainse extiende varias millas hacia el surhis grin stretched from ear to earsus tierras abarcan or se extienden desde el río hasta la montañahis coat stretched right down to the groundsonreía de oreja a oreja2.2 (in time) Ver ejemplos: to stretch backel abrigo le llegaba hasta el sueloto stretch over a periodremontarseour partnership stretches back more than ten yearsalargarse or prolongarse durante un períodothis treatment can stretch over monthsnuestra colaboración se remonta a hace más de 10 añosa miserable future stretched before hereste tratamiento puede alargarse or prolongarse durante mesestenía un sombrío futuro por delanteOraciones de ejemplo
- Inside the gate a carpet of bricks, plaster, glass, wood and office paper stretched around 40 feet to a crater which marked the epicentre of the explosion.
- I was puzzled about how to eat the long and large segment of pig's bone positioned in the middle of the plate in front of me with a straw stretching into it.
- By 1930, no wetland and few trees were left in the region, and in many counties, cotton stretched from horizon to horizon.
- 3 3.1 (be elastic)(elastic/wire/rope)3.2 (become loose, longer)estirarse(garment/rope)my sweater stretched in the washestirarsese me estiró el suéter al lavarlomi suéter dio de sí al lavarloOraciones de ejemplo
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- Soft, springy materials like rubber and skin don't tear easily because they stretch before breaking apart.
- Softer metals tend to stretch more easily, which explains the different factors in the formulas for different metals.
- If you replace your laces with elastic you will be able to tie them up before you slip your feet into them; the elastic will stretch to enable your foot to go in but will still be tight enough to hold your shoes on comfortably.
- The precautionary effort was expected to stretch into this week.
- There are also plans to obtain extended drinking hours and a dance licence, so the weekend stretches out just that little bit longer.
- Stein's interim stint, expected to last two months, stretched to a year.
- 4 (be enough) to make something stretchfunds won't stretch to a new libraryestirar algohacer llegar or hacer alcanzar algoI can't stretch to a carlos fondos no alcanzan or no dan para una nueva bibliotecano me da or no me alcanza para un cocheOraciones de ejemplo
- Sadly, finances would not stretch to pay for her two children, Emma, 15, and Daniel, 13, and Paul's three grown-up children to go too.
- ‘I don't know if the club's finances will stretch to allow me to keep two keepers on the go,’ admitted the manager.
- It's often said that resources won't stretch to having a Garda on every street corner to maintain law and order.
reflexive verbto stretch oneself
- 1.1 (physically)she yawned and stretched herselfestirarse1.2 (increase efforts)bostezó y se desperezóexigirse al máximointentar superarseOraciones de ejemplo
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- Considered the toughest event, the obstacle course is a test to the cadet's stamina and ability to stretch him beyond his limits.
- However, the extent to which this exercise stretches me personally is a constant surprise.
- It stretched me as a person and opened my mind to many new parts of myself.
- I got up from the rather cramped car and stretched out my muscles to give them some air.
- She stretched out her body, her muscles loosening up from the long flight of last night.
- This area was cooler with more grass than plain dirt, making me want to stretch out on the soft carpet and stare at the stars.
- 1 (act of stretching) (no plural) to have a stretchto give something a stretchestirarseat full stretchestirar algo(fully extended)the factory is working at full stretchestirado al máximostretch of the imaginationby no stretch of the imagination could he be described as an expertla fábrica está trabajando a tope or al máximothat can't be true, not by any stretch of the imaginationde ningún modo se lo podría calificar de expertoeso ni por asomo puede ser verdadOraciones de ejemplo
- Full body stretches should also be done before using the ball.
- Relax the pectoral muscle and deepen the chest stretch by turning the body away from the arm for another count of 15 seconds.
- The body stretches are often held for longer than those that might be employed by a shiatsu practitioner or massage therapist.
- 2 countable 2.1 the final o home stretchthe last stretch was the most exhaustingla recta finalnot by a long stretch it isn't as good as the other one, not by a long stretchel último tramo del trayecto fue el más agotador2.2no es, (ni) con mucho, tan bueno como el otrono es tan bueno como el otro ni mucho menos(period)he did a ten-year stretch in the armyhe did a three-year stretch [colloquial]estuvo or pasó (un período de) diez años en el ejércitoat a stretchestuvo tres años a la sombra [colloquial](without a break)sin parar(in an extremity)we used to work for twelve hours at a stretchcomo máximoat a stretch, we can get ten people round the tabletrabajábamos doce horas seguidas or sin pararat a stretch I could get it to you by Mondaycomo máximo, podemos acomodar a diez personas en la mesate lo podría hacer llegar para el lunes, como muy prontoOraciones de ejemplo
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- It'll be my first break in ten months - the longest stretch between holidays for years - and I can't wait.
- The substitutions aside, the siege of the England goal continues with long stretches of French possession interrupted by the briefest of respites.
- Toronto continued their recent stretch of playing good ball by ending Orlando's three-game win streak with a convincing victory.
- Most of the game is set in open expanses of water framed by nondescript stretches of land and changing weather conditions.
- But what of the people it might displace, areas of fertile land that might become stretches of wasteland and even the water wars that might ensue?
- She has sailed round Cape Horn, one of the most treacherous stretches of water in the world, on a three-mast wooden ship.
- 3 uncountable(elasticity)a sock with lots of stretchun calcetín muy elástico or que da mucho de síOraciones de ejemplo
- A picture of a giraffe or a lion on quality stretch cotton material will also be an ideal choice.
- These stretch materials make the shorts fit perfectly, offer great support and look great too.
- The slim cut stretch denim jeans envelop the contour of the female form like a second skin, giving a slim and seductive outline to the hip and legs.
Verbos con partícula
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (extend)
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