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Room to stretch

DEFINITION

Desire for spacious surroundings. Imagine a crowded room or a packed subway car and you want to be able to stretch out our arms and legs for comfort, thus the phrase inspires a need for a more spacious surrounding either physical or emotional.(Compare to Personal space.)

“Our first house was so small there was no room stretch.”

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