stretch one's wings

stretch one's wings
spread (or stretch) one's wings extend one's activities and interests.
Main Entry: wing

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  • stretch one's wings — To explore one s potential ● wing * * * see wing …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread one's wings — ► spread (or stretch) one s wings extend one s activities and interests. Main Entry: ↑wing …   English terms dictionary

  • spread one's wings — 1. To try one s powers or capabilities 2. To increase the area of one s activities • • • Main Entry: ↑spread * * * I see wing II spread (or stretch or try) one s wings extend one s activities and interests or start new ones …   Useful english dictionary

  • spread (or stretch or try) one's wings — extend one s activities and interests. → wing …   English new terms dictionary

  • stretch — v. & n. v. 1 tr. & intr. draw or be drawn or admit of being drawn out into greater length or size. 2 tr. & intr. make or become taut. 3 tr. & intr. place or lie at full length or spread out (with a canopy stretched over them). 4 tr. (also absol.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stretch — Stretch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stretched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stretching}.] [OE. strecchen, AS. streccan; akin to D. strekken, G. strecken, OHG. strecchen, Sw. str[ a]cka, Dan. str[ae]kke; cf. AS. str[ae]ck, strec, strong, violent, G. strack… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stretch — /strɛtʃ / (say strech) verb (t) 1. Also, stretch out. to draw out or extend (oneself, the body, limbs, wings, etc.) to the full length or extent: to stretch oneself out on the ground. 2. to hold out, reach forth, or extend (the hand or something… …  

  • stretch — {{11}}stretch (n.) 1540s, act of stretching, from STRETCH (Cf. stretch) (v.); meaning unbroken continuance of some activity is first recorded 1680s; meaning straightaway of a race course (e.g. home stretch) is recorded from 1841. {{12}}stretch (v …   Etymology dictionary

  • Wings of Heaven — Infobox Album | Name = Wings of Heaven Type = Album Artist = Magnum Released = April 1988 Recorded = Wisseloord Studios Hilversum Holland 1987 1988 Genre = Rock Melodic Rock Progressive rock Length = 44.07 Label = Polydor Producer = Albert… …   Wikipedia

  • stretch — stretchable, adj. stretchability, n. /strech/, v.t. 1. to draw out or extend (oneself, a body, limbs, wings, etc.) to the full length or extent (often fol. by out): to stretch oneself out on the ground. 2. to hold out, reach forth, or extend (one …   Universalium

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