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string sth out

phrasal verb with string uk   /strɪŋ/  us   /strɪŋ/ verb [T] (strung, strung)
  • (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.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 分组, 使分开成一列…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分組, 使分開成一列…
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