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English definition of “wheel sth out”

wheel sth out

disapproving phrasal verb with wheel     /wiːl/ verb
to use something or someone that you have used many times before in a way that is boring for other people : Every time we have this argument you wheel out the same old statistics , and I'm still not convinced ! Year after year they wheel out the same third-rate celebrities to entertain us.Saying againSaying and uttering
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