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he put a spoke in my wheel

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  • put a spoke in his wheel — caused him to fail, made his life difficult, tried to sabotage his success …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put a spoke in someone's wheel — put a spoke in (someone s) wheel British & Australian to spoil someone else s plans and stop them from doing something. Tell him you re using the car that weekend that should put a spoke in his wheel …   New idioms dictionary

  • put a spoke in wheel — put a spoke in (someone s) wheel British & Australian to spoil someone else s plans and stop them from doing something. Tell him you re using the car that weekend that should put a spoke in his wheel …   New idioms dictionary

  • put a spoke in someone's wheel — To thwart or hinder someone • • • Main Entry: ↑spoke put a spoke in someone s wheel see under ↑spoke2 • • • Main Entry: ↑wheel …   Useful english dictionary

  • put a spoke in someone's wheel — ► put a spoke in someone s wheel Brit. prevent someone from carrying out a plan. Main Entry: ↑spoke …   English terms dictionary

  • put a spoke in somebody's wheel — put a ˈspoke in sb s wheel f7 idiom (BrE) to prevent sb from putting their plans into operation Main entry: ↑spokeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • put a spoke in someone's wheel — Brit. prevent someone from carrying out a plan. → spoke …   English new terms dictionary

  • To put a spoke in one's wheel — Spoke Spoke, n. [OE. spoke, spake, AS. sp[=a]ca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. [root]170. Cf. {Spike} a nail.] 1. The radius or ray of a wheel; one of the small bars which are inserted in the hub, or nave, and which serve …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spoke — [1] ► NOUN 1) each of the bars or wire rods connecting the centre of a wheel to its rim. 2) each of a set of radial handles projecting from a ship s wheel. 3) each of the metal rods in an umbrella to which the material is attached. ● put a spoke… …   English terms dictionary

  • Spoke — Spoke, n. [OE. spoke, spake, AS. sp[=a]ca; akin to D. speek, LG. speke, OHG. speihha, G. speiche. [root]170. Cf. {Spike} a nail.] 1. The radius or ray of a wheel; one of the small bars which are inserted in the hub, or nave, and which serve to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wheel — 1 /wi:l/ noun (C) 1 ON A VEHICLE (C) one of the round things under a car, bus, bicycle etc that turn when it moves 2 IN A MACHINE (C) a flat round part in a machine that turns round when the machine operates: a gear wheel 3 FOR CONTROLLING A… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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