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string sth out

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with string   /strɪŋ/ (strung, strung) us  

(GROUP)

If a group of similar things or people are strung out, they are in a long line with spaces between each one: Most of Canada's population is strung out along its 5,525-mile border with the US The geese were strung out along the river bank.

(ACTIVITY)

to make an activity last longer than necessary: I think the lawyer's just stringing out the case so that he'll earn more money.
Traducciones de “string sth out”
en chino (tradicionál) 分組, 使分開成一列…
en chino (simplificado) 分组, 使分开成一列…
(Definition of string sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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