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English definition of “spin (sb) around”

spin (sb) around

( UK also spin (sb) round)
verb uk phrasal verb with spin   /spɪn/ ( present participle spinning, past tense spun, past participle UK also span) us  
C2 to quickly turn your own or someone else's body to face the opposite direction: She spun around to see what had happened.
(Definition of spin (sb) around from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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