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English definition of “be strung out”

be strung out

phrasal verb with string
 
 
/strɪŋ/ verb [T] (past tense and past participle strung)
If a group of things or people are strung out somewhere, they are in a line with spaces between them: There were chairs strung out across the room.Things collected in lines or rings
(Definition of be strung out from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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