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Throw a spanner in the works

Posted by SFC on July 08, 2003

Hi:

When he found out that he couldn't persuade his competitor to drop out of the game, he decided
to throw a spanner in the works.

Here, what does "to throw a spanner in the works" mean?

Thanks!