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spin sth out

phrasal verb with spin uk   /spɪn/  us   /spɪn/ verb (present participle spinning, past tense spun, past participle UK also span)
to make something such as an ​activity or ​story last ​longer than ​usual or ​necessary, or as ​long as ​possible: Can we ​spinourholiday out for a few more ​days? Somehow, she ​managed to ​spin her ​story out so that it took her the ​wholetrainjourney to ​tell it.
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