bend/stretch the rules

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Definition of bend/stretch the rules

: to change or ignore rules We cannot bend/stretch the rules just for you.

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“Bend/stretch the rules.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bend%2Fstretch%20the%20rules. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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