- 1 1.1 [goma/elástico/suéter] to stretch 1.2 [cable/soga] to pull out, stretch 1.3 [sábanas/mantel] (con las manos) to smooth out; (con la plancha) to run the iron over
- 2 [brazos] to stretch estiró el cuello para poder ver el desfile she craned her neck to be able to see the procession salgamos a estirar un poco las piernas let's go out and stretch our legs a little
- 3 [dinero/comida/recursos] to make … go further agrégale más arroz para estirar la comida un poco add some more rice to make the food go a little further no los esperábamos para cenar, pero podemos estirar la comida we weren't expecting them for dinner, but we can make the food stretch tenemos que estirar al máximo los escasos recursos de que disponemos we must make the few resources we have go as far as possible, we must make the most of o eke out the few resources we have
estirarse v pron
- 1.1 (en gimnasia) to stretch; (para alcanzar algo) to stretch, reach up ( o out etc) 1.2 (desperezarse) to stretch se levantó y se estiró he got up and stretched (himself) o had a stretch 1.3 [goma/elástico/suéter] to stretch 1.4 (Col, Ven) [familiar/colloquial], (pegar un estirón) to shoot up [colloquial/familiar]
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