homestretch


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home·stretch

 (hōm′strĕch′)
n.
1. The portion of a racetrack from the last turn to the finish line.
2. The final stages of an undertaking.

home•stretch

(ˈhoʊmˈstrɛtʃ)

n.
1. the straight part of a racetrack from the last turn to the finish line. Compare backstretch.
2. the final phase of any endeavor.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homestretch - the end of an enterprise; "they were on the homestretch when the computer crashed"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
final stage, end, last - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
2.homestretch - the straight stretch of a racetrack leading to the finish line
stretch - a straightaway section of a racetrack
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