Idiom of the week – Spin one’s wheels
Posted by englishlessons on January 18, 2012
expend one’s effort with no result
I feel like I’m just spinning my wheels here. I need to make some changes so I can move forward.
We don’t want to waste time spinning our wheels. Let’s make a decision and move on.
Think of a car with its wheels stuck in mud, sand, or snow. The engine is running, but the car is not moving; its wheels are just spinning.
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