run/stretch/walk etc the (full) length of something
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrun/stretch/walk etc the (full) length of somethingrun/stretch/walk etc the (full) length of somethingALL/EVERYTHINGto go or move from one end to the other of somethingThe wall ran the full length of the garden.They walked the length of the pier. →length
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run/stretch/walk etc the (full) length of something• I always enjoyedwalking the full length of the street to check how the other shops were faring.• The loftran the length of the house from front to back, and it was lit by two unshaded forty-watt bulbs.• Next door, the living room is large and beautifully proportioned, running the length of the house.• Then Redruns the length of the court, grabs a pass, drives to the basket and sinks one.• A faintscarran the length of his left cheek.• I would have to walk the length of the shed to reach him.