16 example sentences using stretch.
Stretch used in a sentence
Stretch in a sentence as a noun
If so, there's no need to stretch it out.
It's not a far stretch seeing as how most of HN is young men.
It's not a stretch to read between the lines because this "joke" is so awkward and forced.
They discovered that you could draw down the aluminum and stretch it to form cans in one piece.
I think it's really a huge stretch to go from oogling of hula hoopers to "feeling unsafe".
" This is completely beyond the pale, an incredible stretch no one, clearly, bothered to imagine.
Stretch in a sentence as a verb
I am aware that hyperbole is the best thing in the entire world, but does the definition of 'terrible' really stretch this far?
Not to stretch the analogy too far, but I have had this happen both literally and figuratively.
It wasn't to travel, nor to pop in and out to conduct business, and calling yCombinator a training program is a stretch.
I, personally, enjoy going out to eat, I enjoy the "$100 happy hours," I'm in Turks and Caicos right now on a stretch of the most beautiful beach I've ever seen and I enjoy that, too. Oh, and I don't particularly dislike working.
It is often \n possible to get more done in a highly focused 12 hour stretch than in \n a normal 40 hour work week that is interspersed with email, chat, and \n other distractions.
Anyone who is happy working in the environment that was Yahoo over the past 5 years is not an A player by any stretch, so it's safe to assume that you can afford to lose them.
Stretch in a sentence as an adjective
Is there some sort of crazy game of one-upmanship in the USA as to who can drive the most impractical gas guzzler?First it was stretch limos, then Hummers, then Hummer stretch limos.
By what stretch of the imagination is this icon suitable for representing a total loss of availability due to a power outage?
I didn't make it out to see him and I wish I had. So the first thing I feel is dread, it takes a moment to resolve that he wasn't there, and then I think will I ever be able to get close enough to reach out my hand to him as he comes down the final stretch again or did I miss that chance forever?Will it be all police cars, dogs and jersey walls from here on out?
In 30 more years all the languages will change, all the tech will be different but the problems will be related to today's problems and the more you learn to stretch your mind and solve problems with many different approaches the more valuable you will be in the complex future that is coming at us every single day.
a large and unbroken expanse or distance; "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
a straightaway section of a racetrack
exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
See also: stretching
extension to or beyond the ordinary limit; "running at full stretch"; "by no stretch of the imagination"; "beyond any stretch of his understanding"
an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
See also: stint
occupy a large, elongated area; "The park stretched beneath the train line"
extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head"
See also: extend
extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna"
become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric"
See also: elongate
lie down comfortably; "To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"
pull in opposite directions; "During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"
extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly; "Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination"
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"
increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance; "stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"
See also: extend
extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
having an elongated seating area; "a stretch limousine"
easily stretched; "stretch hosiery"