短语in a spin指同时发生许多情况时晕头转向、不知如何是好。
- The whole team was in a spin when their best player got a red card and was sent off.
- My head‘s in a spin – I‘ve got so much to do, I don‘t know where to start.
值得注意的是，另一个短语to put a spin on (something)意思是某人对一件事加以渲染或添油加醋以便使其处于有利地位或博得别人对其产生好感。
- The finance minister tried to put a spin on the story about rising inflation rates by suggesting it wasn‘t his fault.