the stretch

noun

Definition of the stretch

: the final straight part of a racecourse before the finish line the horses are in the (final) stretch often used figurativelyShe's in the final stretch. The baby's due next month.They will wind up the season with a winning record having won some crucial games down the stretch.

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“The stretch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20stretch. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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