spin one's wheels

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Waste time, money and energy.
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The Wrights spent lots of money in legal action versus Curtis instead of thinking 'long and hard' relative to their 'wing warping' and as you know, Curtis won the day with his 'ailerons'.

Submitted by WerterBuch on September 05, 2015

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spin one's wheelsTo make no progress despite making an effort; to get nowhere.
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