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not stretch to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot stretch to somethingnot stretch to somethingBritish EnglishENOUGH# if someone’s money will not stretch to something, they cannot afford it The budget won’t stretch to a new car this year. stretch
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not stretch to somethingBreadcrumb recipes are welcome but why not stretch to bulgur, rice, millet?I wondered that her prejudices did not stretch to itinerant Arabs.But you always evaded this question, saying your allowance from home would not stretch to paying the extra rent.After all, it did not stretch to the floor but started at three feet six and went up to seven feet.Verse 13: although near enough to acquire wealth from maritime trade, Zebulun's territory did not stretch to the sea.
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