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English definition of “trot sb out”

trot sb out

disapproving phrasal verb with trot     /trɒt/ US  /trɑːt/ verb (-tt-)
to send someone to represent or defend your idea or opinion in public , in a boring and familiar way: Whenever the president is in difficulties , her spokesman is trotted out to face the press .Delivering and despatching
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