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wheel sth out

disapproving
phrasal verb with wheel uk   us   /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.
Translations of “wheel sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 反復使用(致使他人厭煩), 重施故技…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反复使用(致使他人厌烦), 故伎重施…
(Definition of wheel sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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