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English definition of “swing”

swing

verb (MOVE SIDEWAYS)    /swɪŋ/ (swung, swung)
B2 [I or T] to move easily and without interruption backwards and forwards or from one side to the other, especially from a fixed point , or to cause something or someone to do this: He walked briskly along the path swinging his rolled-up umbrella . The door swung open .Shaking, swinging and vibrating [I] to change : His mood swings between elation and despair .ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
(Definition of swing verb (MOVE SIDEWAYS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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