For the same reason a Hummer had cost a fortune: It comes with spinning hubcaps and stainless-steel grill guards.
The Francophobe preppies of yesteryear will be spinning in their graves.
Of course, Lehman wasn't alone in spinning positive as the market shuttered last year.
Ladies and gentlemen, the spinning has begun here at Hofstra University.
Thinking of strategies that lead to reasons for buying or spinning off assets.
Maybe you couldn't blame them, spinning in the sunshine like insects of a day.
In an instant horse and rider were spinning around like a top.
The southern ladies alighted to rest on the sea-strand, and fell to spinning their goodly linen.
Turkey's mother was sitting near the little window, spinning.
Arkwright invented the spinning machines, while a barber's apprentice.
Old English spinnan "draw out and twist fibers into thread," from Proto-Germanic *spenwanan (cf. Old Norse and Old Frisian spinna, Danish spinde, Dutch spinnen, Old High German spinnan, German spinnen, Gothic spinnan), from PIE *(s)pen- "stretch" (cf. Armenian henum "I weave;" Greek patos "garment, literally "that which is spun;" Lithuanian pinu "I plait, braid," spandau "I spin;" Middle Welsh cy-ffiniden "spider;" see span (v.)).
Sense of "to cause to turn rapidly" is from 1610s; meaning "revolve, turn around rapidly" first recorded 1660s. Meaning "attempt to influence reporters' minds after an event has taken place but before they have written about it" seems to have risen to popularity in the 1984 U.S. presidential campaign; e.g. spin doctor, first attested 1984. Spinning wheel is attested from c.1400; spinning-jenny is from 1783 (see jenny); invented by James Hargreaves c.1764-7, patented 1770.
"fairly rapid ride," 1856, from spin (v.).
To tell everything one knows; be totally and lengthily candid: ''Can I be perfectly frank with you?'' ''Good. Spill your guts'' (1927+)