Definition of 'stretched'
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The body is handcrafted from aluminium sheets with a stretched bonnet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An increasing portion of the stretched household weekly budget will have to go on essential items. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have to commit stretched resources and funding to people who should know better. The Sun (2011)Some of the stretched skin will regain some of its elasticity, but not much of it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Chief constables are calling a national meeting in an attempt to cut days lost from stress and save millions from their stretched budgets. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The soldiers were proving a drain on his hospital's stretched postwar resources. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Across the world, public services are becoming more complex and resources more stretched. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She attained new heights of ingenuity in running its educational efforts on a shoestring, and applying its stretched resources to the backward hinterland. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)Afren's management vacuum makes it unique; its stretched balance sheet does not. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He called for more collaboration between the health service and pharmaceutical companies at a time of stretched resources in the NHS. Times, Sunday Times (2012)CRY has been instrumental in pushing counties to test their young players as well, despite the added cost to stretched budgets. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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