Definition of stretch things
: to say something that is not exactly true It's stretching things to say that she enjoys his visits.
Word by Word Definitions
: to extend (as one's limbs or body) in a reclining position
: to reach out : extend
: to extend in length
: an exercise of something (as the understanding or the imagination) beyond ordinary or normal limits
: an extension of the scope or application of something
: the extent to which something may be stretched
: easily stretched : elastic
: longer than the standard size
: a matter of concern : affair
: state of affairs in general or within a specified or implied sphere
: a particular state of affairs : situation
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