English version

trot something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrot something ↔ out phrasal verb informalSAY/STATEto give opinions, excuses, reasons etc that you have used too many times and that do not seem sincere Steve trotted out the same old excuses. trot→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
trot outIt always annoys me so much the way you girls trot it out like you're saying something so astute and revealing.When you first trot these out, you may find that to your ears they sound artificial and contrived.
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Verb table
trot
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytrot
he, she, ittrots
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytrotted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave trotted
he, she, ithas trotted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad trotted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill trot
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have trotted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam trotting
he, she, itis trotting
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you, we, theyare trotting
Past
I, he, she, itwas trotting
you, we, theywere trotting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been trotting
he, she, ithas been trotting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been trotting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be trotting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been trotting
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