“Stretch” in the news

Example collocations

down the stretch
long stretch
short stretch
stretch between
stretch of road

Publications and example sentences

The China Post
· Spectacular railroad opens in eastern Taiwan  
The Taitung section was the last stretch of the round-island railroad electrified project.
The Guardian
· New Yorkers once sneered at the suburbs. Now the boot is on the other foot  
For anyone who grew up in Britain, summer holidays in this city already seem absurdly long, stretching for almost 10 weeks from late June to September.
BBC Sport
· Lionel Messi: Barcelona and Argentina star's iconic moments  
Messi equalled Telmo Zarra's 251-goal record with a free-kick, before breaking it and stretching it with a third.
The China Post
· 7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting  
The protests stretched for more than six hours, ending in the early hours of Friday as rain poured down.
Seeking Alpha
· Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Management on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
Not all the way back by any stretch but better than we thought.
The Age
· At a time when boundaries mean more than ever, hedges have the edge  
Only the sharpest, thorniest trees, shrubs and even succulents were chosen to form this brutal green belt that stretched across more than 4000 kilometres to stop the smuggling of salt and thereby enforce taxes.
The China Post
· Both businesses and customers conflicted as DC reopens  
James Waterhouse runs Garden District, an outdoor beer garden in the heart of a lively stretch of bars and clubs.
The China Post
· UN urges $2.4 billion to help Yemen cope with war and virus  
But unfortunately, they’ve had to start cutting back to try to stretch their money and the food they have in the country, he said.
Seeking Alpha
· General Electric (GE) Presents at Bernstein 36th Annual Strategic Decisions Virtual Conference (Transcript)  
So, my assumption here is that what you're seeing is that you have probably a pretty broad set of your customer base that still very much plans to be taking new deliveries, it's just we're likely to see those stretched out over a longer time period and GECAS is basically working with them to facilitate that.
The Japan Times
· Stranded in paradise: Hundreds of sailors stuck in Pacific  
They ended up spending a week longer at sea than planned to get to Tahiti, catching fresh tuna along the way to stretch out their supplies.