stretch one's legs
phrasal 1. to extend the legs 2. to take a walk in order to relieve stiffness caused by prolonged sitting

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  • stretch one's legs — ► stretch one s legs go for a short walk. Main Entry: ↑stretch …   English terms dictionary

  • stretch one's legs — GO FOR A WALK, take a stroll, walk, stroll, move about, get some exercise. → leg * * * phrasal 1. : to extend the legs; specifically : to straighten the legs from a sitting position rose from the chair and stretched his legs 2. : to take a walk… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stretch one's legs — idi stretch one s legs, to move or walk around after prolonged sitting …   From formal English to slang

  • stretch one's legs — spread one s legs, extend one s legs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stretch one’s legs — tv. to stand up and perhaps walk about. □ I need to get out of here and stretch my legs for a while. □ Most of us stood up to stretch our legs at intermission …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • stretch one's legs — verb To walk about, especially after prolonged time sitting or lying down. I needed to stretch my legs after spending all day sitting around in meetings …   Wiktionary

  • stretch one's legs — we always like to stretch our legs after dinner Syn: go for a walk, take a stroll, walk, stroll, move about, get some exercise …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • stretch one's legs — go for a short walk, typically after sitting for some time. → stretch …   English new terms dictionary

  • stretch — ► VERB 1) (of something soft or elastic) be made or be able to be made longer or wider without tearing or breaking. 2) pull (something) tightly from one point to another. 3) extend one s body or a part of one s body to its full length. 4) last… …   English 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

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