reel sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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reel sth off

phrasal verb with reel uk   us   /rɪəl/ verb [I]


informal to say a ​longlist of things ​quickly and without ​stopping: The ​old man ​reeled off the ​names of his 22 ​grandchildren.


US informal to ​win several ​games or ​points one after the other in a ​sportscompetition
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