Значение идиомы spin one’s wheels

[spin one’s wheels] {v. phr.} 1. Said of cars stuck in snow or mudwhose wheels are turning without the car moving forward.

There wasso much snow on the driveway that my car’s wheels were spinning in itand we couldn’t get going.

2. To exert effort in a job without makingany progress.

I’ve been working for the firm for two decades, but Ifeel I am merely spinning my wheels.


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