spin around

idiom

: to turn around quickly or to turn (someone or something) around quickly
He spun around and looked at me in surprise.
He grabbed her and spun her around.

Examples of spin around in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cars spin around intersections, burning tires and sending smoke in the air to the delight of onlookers. Dakota Smith, Los Angeles Times, 6 Feb. 2024 Take a spin around the dramatic coastal cliffs by chauffeured car or rent a vehicle and see where the Indian and Atlantic oceans collide. Mark Lakin, Travel + Leisure, 27 Dec. 2023 The robot can empty dirt in one orientation, then has to pull out, spin around, and back in to fill with water. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 11 Sep. 2023 At the end of the day, the news cycle will spin around to something else. Jodi Guglielmi, Rolling Stone, 21 Dec. 2023 In the winter, visitors spin around the ice rink, which is illuminated by twinkling lights. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 14 Nov. 2023 Some jet skis are designed to spin around in a circle after a rider falls off, but the Orca does not have that feature. WIRED, 18 Nov. 2023 The flight then takes us for a spin around the house, which is festooned with lights from top-to-bottom and a final shot of the star’s tennis/pickleball courts and a last look from above proving that Foxx is no Grinch. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 13 Dec. 2023 James, 38 and in his 21st season, thrilled the crowd with an amazing move in the second quarter, spinning baseline around Tari Eason and then making a 360-degree spin around Jeff Green for a layup. Broderick Turner, Los Angeles Times, 3 Dec. 2023 See More

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“Spin around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spin%20around. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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