swing

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  • It was located near the present swing bridge although little is left.
  • Western swing musicians also formed very popular big bands during the same period.
  • Control swung back and forth between the western and eastern churches throughout this period.
  • The practice is thought to have swung many elections where the race was close.
  • The line swung to the north and ran through the western edge of the town.
  • At the state and local level, however, it is more of a swing county.
  • A growing love of music, particularly swing, would change his life.
  • During the next several decades, white settlement of the region was in full swing.
  • Baby swings are designed for young children so that they don't fall out easily.
  • Swinging the device around causes the player character within the game to do the same.
  • She has just started her first period, and has several mood swings during the play.
  • During the song, the fans join arms and swing back and forth to the music.
  • At the time of the accident they were swung up and out of the way.
  • These flat type of swings can hold three or more children.
  • If on the march, arms shall be swung and the head turned to the left or right as required.
  • Swing - a turn with two hands, but moving faster and making more than one revolution.
  • They have to walk on a swinging bridge on which its very difficult to carry goods.
  • After he took four swings at the ball and still could not get out, he walked off the course.
  • Their sound also fit into the swing revival going on during the late 1990s.
  • He looks over at the other parents swinging their kids, feeling even more alone.
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Meaning of swing

  • noun A state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    the party went with a swing, it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun Mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
  • noun A sweeping blow or stroke
    he took a wild swing at my head
  • noun Changing location by moving back and forth
  • noun A style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
  • noun A square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
  • verb Move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting
    He swung his left fist, swing a bat
  • verb Move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
    He swung back
  • verb Change direction with a swinging motion; turn
    swing back, swing forward
  • verb Influence decisively
    This action swung many votes over to his side
  • verb Make a big sweeping gesture or movement
  • verb Hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
    The soccer player began to swing at the referee
  • verb Alternate dramatically between high and low values
    his mood swings, the market is swinging up and down
  • verb Live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style
    The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely
  • verb Have a certain musical rhythm
    The music has to swing
  • verb Be a social swinger; socialize a lot
  • verb Play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm
  • verb Engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends
    There were many swinging couples in the 1960's