spin out of control

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Definition of spin out of control

1 : to move in a way that is not controlled The rocket spun out of control and crashed.
2 : to keep getting worse in a way that is hard to stop or fix Her drinking problem is spinning out of control.

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“Spin out of control.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spin%20out%20of%20control. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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