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English definition of “spin your wheels”

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spin your wheels

to use a lot of effort without achieving anything: I sat in front of the computer all night trying to write, but I felt like I was just spinning my wheels.
Translations of “spin your wheels”
in Chinese (Traditional) 浪費時間, 原地踏步…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浪费时间, 原地踏步…
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