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trot sb out

disapproving
verb uk phrasal verb with trot   /trɒt/ us    /trɑːt/ (-tt-)
to send someone to represent or defend your idea or opinion in public, in a boring and familiar way: Whenever the president is in difficulties, her spokesman is trotted out to face the press.
Translations of “trot sb out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 讓(某人)代表自己出面,把(某人)抬出來…
in Chinese (Simplified) 让(某人)代表自己出面,把(某人)抬出来…
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