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reel something off

Definition of reel something off in English:

Say or recite something rapidly and without apparent effort: she proceeded to reel off in rapid Italian the various dishes of the day
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  • Germany's third defeat under Klinsmann saw the nation's powerful tabloid media reel off a long list of shortcomings.
  • Shorter plays tenor far more than soprano, and reels off solo after solo that re-emphasise why he is special.
  • Fortier reels off countries whose scenes impress him.
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