Definition of spin one's wheels in English:

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spin one's wheels

North American informal Waste one’s time or efforts.
Example sentences
  • It's a show mainly fueled by ire: If his guests are courteous and prepared, he spins his wheels.
  • We are spinning our wheels while falling further behind.
  • You're probably right about us spinning our wheels, so I'll move on.
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