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tailspin

noun [C]  us   /ˈteɪlˌspɪn/
a sudden fall that cannot be controlled: The plane went into a tailspin and crashed. Events in Asia sent the stock market into a tailspin.
Translations of “tailspin”
in Chinese (Traditional) (飛機的)尾旋,尾螺旋, 失控狀態,混亂…
in Chinese (Simplified) (飞机的)尾旋,尾螺旋, 失控状态,混乱…
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