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    pout across, stretch overseas

    Kajol may have agreed to do buddy Karan Johar's next opposite Shah Rukh Khan, but she definitely made sure that she pout across all her conditions and he agreed to them. The actress has been known to turn down projects because she would have to spend too much time away from her daughter.
    It seems that Kajol is more interested playing her real life role of mother to perfection than any reel life character. It seems that the actress has requested Karan not to shoot for more than 20 days at a stretch overseas.




    Please explain the emboldened parts to me.


    I know "overseas" means foreign countries, but I don't know "stretch overseas".

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    Re: pout across, stretch overseas

    I think somehow "put" was simply misspelled as "pout."

    And the other two words need a mind break between them. It's "more than 20 days at a stretch --- overseas."

    "At a stretch" means in one continuous series, in this case, of days of filming/shooting. And the actress does not want to be overseas if the shooting extends beyond 20 days.

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    Re: pout across, stretch overseas

    Note:
    The word overseas does not mean foreign countries. It means in foreign countries that are overseas. For example, in the USA, Canada and Mexico are not overseas, but the UK and Europe are overseas.

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    Re: pout across, stretch overseas

    Thanks, Ron. I had missed that.

    I am reminded of the Mayor of Chicago, bemoaning the fact that the movie, Chicago, was filmed in Toronto. "I don't know why they have to spend all that money overseas!"

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