|spike the ball
||hit the ball sharply over the net
||Gary's ability to spike the ball gives our team an advantage.
|spill the beans
||tell a secret, tell others about it, spill your guts
||Don't tell Sammy about our plan. He'll spill the beans.
|spill your guts
||tell everything you know, spill the beans
||Don't spill your guts to mom. Don't tell her about our problems.
|spin a yarn
||tell a story, make up a story
||We love to hear Norman spin a yarn. His stories seem so real.
||speech-writing crew, hired writers
||The spin crew will tell me if I should say racial or ethnic.
||a speech writer, an advisor to a politician, put the right spin on it
||The spin doctor told us to say disability, not handicap.
|spin the bottle
||a game to decide who will kiss whom
||When we played spin the bottle, Mavis always got to kiss Ron.
|spin your wheels
||waste effort, not progress
||If you don't have a career goal you'll just spin your wheels.
||a little crazy, eccentric, drive me batty
||Their family is kind of weird. Even the cat is a little spinny.
||attractive, cool, groovy, neat
||What a spinork sweater! It looks great on you.