Noun(1) a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity(2) mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth(3) a sweeping blow or stroke(4) changing location by moving back and forth(5) a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz(6) a jaunty rhythm in music(7) the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually(8) in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball(9) a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
Verb(1) move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting(2) move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner(3) change direction with a swinging motion; turn(4) influence decisively(5) make a big sweeping gesture or movement(6) hang freely(7) hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement(8) alternate dramatically between high and low values(9) live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style(10) have a certain musical rhythm(11) be a social swinger; socialize a lot(12) play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm(13) engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends
(1) Strength without flexibility is not conducive to producing power in your golf swing .(2) The band performs a wide ranging repertoire, from rousing marches to the big band swing and jazz.(3) I can't tell you how many times I've had races ruined by people giving me an elbow to the face or a hand to the hip disguised as an arm swing .(4) I swing round a corner and spot what I think is a duck pond at the end of the street.(5) His chorus blends the most modern harmonies with old-fashioned swing .(6) He will swing for it next week, unless a petition for his life takes effect.(7) This system recognizes that golfers come in all shapes and sizes and their golf swing should reflect this.(8) According to intelligence sources, the army is now determined to swing the balance of power back in its favor.(9) I knew some aspects of my swing were flawed, but I wasn't working towards curing them.(10) These dozen folk-punk songs swing with an infectious rhythm.(11) That said, organizers don't need 20 million to swing the election he adds.(12) Neil took a swing at her(13) Although on different teams, they are examples of a nationwide movement that some experts predict could swing the election.(14) That ratio represents what amounts to an emotional set point, the mean around which our daily moods swing .(15) Such a swing of opinion reflects the people's tendency to change tack depending on which way the wind is blowing.(16) Then there is the issue of whether a small mobilization advantage can be enough to swing the presidential election.
(1) mood swing :: Stimmungsumschwung
(2) swing set :: Schaukel
(3) to swing :: Schaukeln
(4) in full swing :: in vollem Gang
(5) full swing :: vollem Gange
(6) swing vote :: swing vote
(7) swing door :: Schwingtür
(8) swing shift :: Swing Shift
(9) swing out :: ausschwenken
(10) swing back :: Zurückschwingen
1. oscillation ::
2. change ::
3. trend ::
5. vacillation ::
6. jive ::
7. cut ::
8. lilt ::
9. sway ::
10. brandish ::
11. curve ::
12. change ::
13. accomplish ::
14. drop ::
15. get around ::
16. swing over ::
17. swing out ::
swing, swinger, swingers, swings
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The man who passes the sentence
should SWING the sword.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1
Well, look, just come in
and help me build a baby SWING.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 10
Marie? I could SWING by your place.
Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 8
saw him take the head off a horse
with a single SWING of his sword.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 6
I wanted to SWING by the lab
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 7
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