Far-stretched

Related to Far-stretched: far fetched

Far´-stretched`


a.1.Stretched beyond ordinary limits.
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These pictures of the shops of yesteryear will bring back memories of a time when shopping was more leisurely, and the idea of internet shopping was as far-stretched as finding life on Mars.
The tournament has been played in such far-stretched places as Hwange, Leopard Rock and Zvishavane.
Chances are Reg is too far gone, or council budgets too far-stretched, for a carer to visit his house four times a day, so we'll probably end up doing Chances are Reg is too far gone, or council budgets too far-stretched, for a carer to vi v sit his house fo fo fo fo fo fo fo f ur times a day, so we'll probably end up doing the one thing he is desperately resisting with all the fight that's left in him: sell his house and put him into a residential home.
I think banks defaulting might be a far-stretched scenario.
Stephen Fleming, in his last hurrah, could be as debonair as usual but there will be no Shane Bond, the best and quickest New Zealand bowler, to reduce the gulf between teams which is as far-stretched as one of the storylines involving Her Majesty's most famous spy.