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reel sth in/out

phrasal verb with reel uk   us   /rɪəl/ verb [I]
to ​pull in a ​rope or an ​object on the end of a ​rope by ​turning a ​wheel round and round, or to ​release something in the same way: Slowly the ​fishermanreeled in his ​line, ​bringing the ​fishashore. The ​firefightersreeled out the ​hoses from ​theirfireengine.
(Definition of reel sth in/out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reel sth in/out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 绕动卷轴把…收起/放开…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繞動捲軸把…收起/放開…
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