1Make something last as long as possible: they seem keen to spin out the debate through their speeches and interventions
More example sentences
- The political calculation may be to spin things out as long as possible in order to obtain the release of hostages in batches or to negotiate.
- It is not to spin the crisis out as long as possible in the hope that it becomes a damaging election issue.
- They were simply spinning things out, partly to prolong his agony.
Definition of spin something out in:
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