stretch a point
Extend or enlarge beyond the usual limits, exaggerate, as in It would be stretching a point to say this novel is the work of a great writer. [Mid-1600s]
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The citizens of Stevens Point defeated fluoridation by a healthy margin.
Deep, situational, and emotional jokes based on what is relevant and has a POINT!
To borrow an old right-wing talking point, these people are angry no matter what we do.
The plan is to stretch it out as long as possible, then probably forget about it, and then suddenly remember it.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
ROME — What does it take for a Hollywood A-lister to get a private audience with Pope Francis?Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
His also was the intellectual point of view, and the intellectual interest in knowledge and its deductions.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
That is the only point in which one sees Liszt's sense of his own greatness; otherwise his manner is remarkably unassuming.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay