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string sth out

(ACTIVITY)
活动
phrasal verb with string /strɪŋ/ verb [T] (strung)
to make an activity last longer than necessary
拖延…的时间
I think the lawyer's just stringing out the case so that he'll earn more money.
我认为那个律师只不过是为多赚钱故意拖长案件受理时间。
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Translations of “string sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 活動, 拖延…的時間…
(Definition of string sth out phrasal verb, verb (ACTIVITY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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