English version

wheel somebody/something ↔ in/out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwheel somebody/something ↔ in/out phrasal verb informalSHOW/LET somebody SEE somethingto publicly produce someone or something and use them to help you achieve something Then the prosecution wheeled in a surprise witness. The government wheeled out the same old arguments to support its election campaign. wheel→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wheel in/outThen he wheeled his wife out.Kath snapped instructions to everyone, and Amy wheeled Mr Thompson out and took him to the interview-room.The wheels started turning in his head.Many times when we were set up in our wagon wheels out in the bush somewhere, we would receive mortar fire.The ride was rough, the wheel jerking out of my grip.Eleanor Shergold was at the wheel with Snappy in the back.They wheeled us on in the background like a couple of fossils.But were the large hydraulic wheels then in use capable of working powerful enough pumps, or relays of pumps?
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Verb table
wheel
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywheel
he, she, itwheels
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywheeled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wheeled
he, she, ithas wheeled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wheeled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wheel
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wheeled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wheeling
he, she, itis wheeling
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you, we, theyare wheeling
Past
I, he, she, itwas wheeling
you, we, theywere wheeling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wheeling
he, she, ithas been wheeling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wheeling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wheeling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wheeling
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