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stretch

Pronunciation: /stretʃ/

Translation of stretch in French:

n

  • 3 (period) période (f) to work for 12 hours at a stretch travailler 12 heures d'affilée

adj

vt

  • 4 utiliser [qch] au maximum [budget, resources]

vi

  • 1 [person] s'étirer
  • 2 [road, track] s'étaler (for, over sur); [beach, moor] s'étendre (for sur)
  • 3 [elastic] s'étendre; [shoe] s'élargir

Phrasal verbs

stretch out

stretch out s'étendre
stretch [sth] out tendre [hand, foot] (towards vers); étendre [arm, leg]; étaler [nets, sheet]

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