the home stretch

the home stretch

the last part of a long or difficult activity We've been working on the project for six months, but we're in the home stretch now.
See also: home, stretch
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Jono Dunnett set off from Clacton Pier in Essex on June 7 and is now on the home stretch as he stopped over in Suffolk last night.
We are in the home stretch," he said, asking all parties in
We are in the home stretch, close to the final agreement," Mr Tsipras told reporters, after a meeting at the finance ministry in Athens.
Progress has been made to contain Ebola, but the home stretch is proving to be more difficult.
By late November, the Department's 2014 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) was headed into the home stretch, and Department offices were holding fundraisers to help bureaus hit their 2014 goals.
eIuWe are neck-and-neck with London Heathrow in our race for the No 1 position coming down the home stretch.
The airport's performance in the first three quarters has been very satisfying and we anticipate brisk growth will continue as we head down the home stretch to year-end," said Paul Griffiths, chief executive of Dubai Airports.
th] annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2014 has entered the home stretch.
We are coming into the home stretch but are pushing the release out just a bit to make sure we honor that promise we made originally.
Mila's in the home stretch and they are both very excited.
They were accompanied by his aunt Sara Castle while mum Rachel joined for the home stretch.
The Knight Riders had begun the home stretch more than a month after the season seven began in UAE but it was worth the wait as they have bounced back strongly from a four-match losing streak in the first leg with a rethinking in the batting order.
As the season enters the home stretch, Manuel Pellegrini's side are fighting it out with Liverpool and Chelsea for the Premier League crown.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Lumb enjoyed an opening partnership of 96 with fellow first-timer Moeen Ali (44), although England lost their way in the home stretch, losing 4-31 when the Caribbean side plundered 116 runs off the last ten overs.
Everton's visit to Anfield comes on January 28 before the Blues head into the home stretch with a testing run of fixtures.