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To be on the stretch

to be obliged to use one's utmost powers.

See also: Stretch

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To be off the hinges
To be on a foundation
To be on edge
To be on foot
To be on her beam ends
To be on one's back
To be on short commons
To be on speaking terms
To be on the anvil
To be on the carpet
To be on the defensive
To be on the fence
To be on the mending hand
To be on the move
To be on the qui vive
To be on the rack
-- To be on the stretch --
To be on the tenters
To be on the watch
To be one flesh
To be one's own man
To be one's own master
To be one's own mistress
To be out at the heels
To be out of her reckoning
To be out of one's head
To be pleased in
To be pleased to do a thing
to be precise
To be reported
To be rid of
To be seized of
To be shot of
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