spin a yarn

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To tell or create a story, especially one which is lengthy or far-fetched

Now I must tell you a little about myself;—or rather, I am inclined to spin a yarn, and tell you a great deal.

tell a story, tell a tale
spin a yarn

    Türkische aussprache

    spîn ı yärn

    Aussprache

    /ˈspən ə ˈyärn/ /ˈspɪn ə ˈjɑːrn/

    Etymologie

    [ 'spin ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English spinnen, from Old English spinnan; akin to Old High German spinnan to spin and perhaps to Lithuanian spesti to set.

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