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home stretch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhome stretchˌhome ˈstretch noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 1 (also home straight British English)FINISH DOING something the last part of a race where there is a straight line to the finish2 FINISH DOING somethingthe last part of an activity or journeyin/into the home stretch 🔊 as the election campaign headed into the home stretch
Examples from the Corpus
home stretchClinton also had two personal strikes against him as he went into the home stretch toward the July Democratic convention.I was tired on the home stretch, but the crowd was wonderful.in/into the home stretchClinton also had two personal strikes against him as he went into the home stretch toward the July Democratic convention.
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