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What does this phrase mean:
"spinning my tires"
(1) Here in the States, we have an expression:
spinning one's wheels = wasting one's time and effort.
(2) For example:
I am going to quit this job. I am just spinning my wheels here.
No matter how hard I work, I will never get a high position with
good pay because all the good jobs go to the manager's relatives.
Donít spin your tires. Stop spinning your tyres.
the tyres begin to spin = the wheels wont grab
stop spinning your tires (and other winter driving tips) watershed
spin one's wheels: Information from Answers.com
Amazon.com: Spinning and Spinning Wheels (Shire Library) (9780852634691): Eliza Leadbeater: Books