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yo-yo

a toy consisting of a spool attached to a string, the end of which is held while it is repeatedly spun out and reeled in

What does it mean when you dream about a yo-yo?

It may be fun to be playing with a yo-yo in a dream, but it also may indicate that someone in one’s life has been behaving like a yo-yo and needs to be reeled in with communication skills and precise direction.

yo-yo

child’s toy that periodically overwhelms public’s fancy. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 173]
See: Fads
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I came home for my mum's birthday and went through my old toy box and found a yo-yo.
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1991) suggested that yo-yo dieting is associated with increased health risks, other studies (Lissner et al.
In the spring of 2004, they attended the Northeast Regional Yo-Yo Contest as spectators, and in August of that year, they traveled to Orlando to watch the World Yo-Yo Contest.
They tumbled past the roller skate, the yo-yo, and the black rock and landed in a heap at the bottom.
Calvin's life begins to spiral out of control as his grandmother's health deteriorates, the threat of homelessness looms, and Calvin himself falls victim to his own yo-yo prophesying.
Yo-Yo Ma, 56, was born in France to a family of Chinese immigrants that later moved to the United States.
Aerospace Engineer Professor Alon Gani said it was part of an annual competition: "This year its a yo-yo which is dropped from about 30 meters high and has to jump to the highest point that it can after getting to the bottom.
The new research, presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Boston, suggests, however, that yo-yo dieting is preferable to remaining obese and not dieting at all.
A YO-YO diet is better than no diet for someone who needs to lose weight, scientists have claimed.