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homestretch

[hohm-strech] /ˈhoʊmˈstrɛtʃ/
noun
1.
the straight part of a racetrack from the last turn to the finish line.
Compare backstretch.
2.
the final phase of any endeavor:
The political campaign is in the homestretch.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; home + stretch
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