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the home/final stretch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe home/final stretchthe home/final stretcha) the last part of a track before the end of a race b) the last part of an activity, trip, or process As they enter the home stretch of the campaign, the president’s lead has grown. stretch
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the home/final stretchAs the debate moves into the final stretch, Britain is not without its bargaining cards either.Clinton 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.The debate is a milestone signalling the final stretch in the campaign leading to the caucuses.The van laboured its way up the final stretch of the brae, its engine protesting at the strain.
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