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Swing your arms loosely at your sides.
The rope bridge was swinging in the breeze.
A restaurant sign swung to and fro in the wind.
As she shook her head, her earrings swung back and forth.
Brown swung the ball towards the near post.
I swung the car into a narrow side street.
She swung round and stared angrily at us.
The door swung shut with a loud bang.
He swung the bat wildly at the ball, missing it completely.
Mrs Shaw swung at the youth with her umbrella.
She should be able to swing a significant number of women's votes.
This latest scandal could swing popular support away from them.
My mother's moods swing from depression to elation.
Public opinion has begun to swing the other way (=away from what it was before).
This is the British English definition of swing. View American English definition of swing.
a plant whose leaves are used in cooking. Marjoram is a herb.
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