spin yarns

idiom

: to tell stories
He was spinning yarns about his adventures in the navy.

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Recent Examples on the Web Miller also loves to spin yarns of the bizarre, seeking quirky stories about athletes and competition. Nolan Ezzet, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 July 2021

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“Spin yarns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spin%20yarns. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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