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lengthen out

To become longer. You'll have to wait for your hair to lengthen out a little bit before you can really style it. I hate how dark the mornings and nights are during the winter, so it's always a relief when the day lengthens out in the spring.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

lengthen out

to stretch or grow longer. The days began to lengthen out and we knew summer was upon us. As we approached the end of the trail, the distance seemed to lengthen out.
See also: out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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