stretch\ back


stretch\ back
stretch back to smth. his memory stretches back to his early childhood он помнит себя с раннего детства

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • Stretch (band) — Stretch was a 1970s British rock band that grew from the collaboration between Elmer Gantry (real name Dave Terry) and Kirby (real name Graham Gregory). Gantry was previously the frontman of Elmer Gantry s Velvet Opera. Kirby was previously a… …   Wikipedia

  • back stretch — noun A back straight • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • back|stretch — «BAK STREHCH», noun. the portion of a race track. opposite and parallel to the home stretch, usually farthest from those watching a race …   Useful english dictionary

  • back|wa|ter — «BAK WT uhr, WOT », noun, verb. –n. 1. a stretch of water held, pushed, or thrown back. 2. Figurative. a) a backward place: »The village was a backwater of civilization. b) a sluggish, stagnant condition or situation: »His job had drifted into a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • back|wash — «BAK WOSH, WSH», noun. 1. a) the water thrown back by oars, paddle wheels, a passing ship, or surf against rocks. b) a backward current of air behind propellers or jet engines. c) Surfing. a stretch of rough water made by cross currents meeting.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stretch — stretch1 [ stretʃ ] verb *** ▸ 1 make longer/wider ▸ 2 make smooth/tight ▸ 3 make body part straight ▸ 4 continue in space/time ▸ 5 be/have enough money ▸ 6 use money/supplies ▸ 7 not be reasonable ▸ 8 make someone use ability ▸ 9 make seem… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stretch — I UK [stretʃ] / US verb Word forms stretch : present tense I/you/we/they stretch he/she/it stretches present participle stretching past tense stretched past participle stretched *** 1) [transitive] to pull something to make it longer or wider I… …   English dictionary

  • stretch — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 area of land or water ADJECTIVE ▪ great, huge, large, long, open, vast, wide ▪ A great stretch of ocean lay beneath them …   Collocations dictionary

  • stretch — stretchable, adj. stretchability, n. /strech/, v.t. 1. to draw out or extend (oneself, a body, limbs, wings, etc.) to the full length or extent (often fol. by out): to stretch oneself out on the ground. 2. to hold out, reach forth, or extend (one …   Universalium

  • stretch*/*/ — [stretʃ] verb I 1) [I/T] if you stretch something, or if it stretches, it becomes longer or wider when you pull it Can you stretch the material a little?[/ex] My jumper stretched the first time I washed it.[/ex] 2) [T] to pull something so that… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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