Definition of trot out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

trot out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

trot somethingout

(informal)(disapproving)
 
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to give the same excuses, facts, explanations, etc. for something that have often been used before They trotted out the same old excuses for the lack of jobs in the area.
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