reel sth in/out Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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reel sth in/out

phrasal verb with reel uk   us   /rɪəl/ verb [I]
to pull in a rope or an object on the end of a rope by turning a wheel round and round, or to release something in the same way: Slowly the fisherman reeled in his line, bringing the fish ashore. The firemen reeled out the hoses from their fire engine.
Translations of “reel sth in/out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 繞動捲軸把…收起/放開…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绕动卷轴把…收起/放开…
(Definition of reel sth in/out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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