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Spin

To attempt to present a situation in the best possible light. For example, a political operative may attempt to spin a situation in which a candidate who took a bribe by saying it was a gift or donation. The term is somewhat derogatory, but is common in business as well as politics. See also: Jawboning.
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His music has been released on major labels including Interscope, Musical Freedom, Spinnin' Records and Ultra Music.
Nina Shah and Malika Haydon, who are also signed on to Spinnin' Records, have plenty of catchy tunes to their names as well.
She duets with Tinchy Stryder on Spinnin' For 2012 and, before performing at the Scottish Fashion Awards, told how she had predicted her team-up with the chart-topper.
But is it, in the words of the song, foot kickin', finger clickin', leather slapping, hand clappin', hip bumpin' music thumpin', knee hitchin', heel and toe, floor scuffin', leg shufflin', big grinnin', body spinnin', rompin' stompin', pumpin' jumpin', slidin' glidin'?
Oh, he musta been spinnin' and grinnin', knowing he got away clean and could sell that smartphone for some hefty bucks.
I pull up, dip low in the Phantom with the wheels spinnin'
My granny on my mam's side had brought out her spinning wheel, an' others too, and we were cardin' and spinnin' again.
Rodney Mullen does some crazy shift He's spinnin' around
Sean first started to make waves in the trance scene in 2006, winning the much hyped Spinnin' Records remix competition for his rework of Sander van Doorn's Punk'd.
But I don't let it get me down 'cause this fine old world, it keeps spinnin' around and around and around.