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Example Sentences for "stretch"

Our little boy doesn't normally lie, but he certainly stretches the truth at timesDon't pull on my sweater, you're going to stretch it.

Our little boy doesn't normally lie, but he certainly stretches the truth at times.

I think I stretched a muscle in my leg playing road hockey yesterday. It really hurts.

The parade stretched over several blocks.

There have been a lot of accidents on this stretch of the highway.

It is important to stretch before you start any vigorous physical exercise.

Your shoes may feel a tiny bit tight at first, but they'll stretch after a couple of days.

There is a Georgian proverb which notes that the tall one wouldn't bend, the short one wouldn't stretch, and the kiss was lost.

Mary Kay Ash once said that a good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.

The hair of an adult man or woman can stretch 25 percent of its length without breaking.

Ants stretch when they wake up, and also appear to yawn in a very human manner before beginning their work for the day.

If all the blood vessels in the human body were stretched end to end, they would form a string capable of going around the planet.

The longest-known traffic jam in the world stretched almost 100 miles between Paris and Lyon in 1980.

The Atlantic Ocean stretches from Europe and Africa to the Americas.

Long stretches of the Libyan coastline lack an abundance of natural vegetation.

Some women in Kenya stretch their necks with layers of necklaces in order to look beautiful.

Sports coaches say that regular stretching improves one's flexibility, and reduces injuries.

Health experts say that when you stretch, be sure to stretch correctly or you could hurt yourself.

At its height, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the Earth's surface.

Find someone who has stretched before doing some kind of physical activity.


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