Definition of spin something out in English:
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:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan