Translation of "swing" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /swɪŋ/ us /swɪŋ/ swung, swung

swing verb (MOVE SIDEWAYS)

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 swinging his rolled-up umbrella. 他摇着收起的伞步履轻快地走在路上。
The door swung open. 门开了。

[ I ] to change

His mood swings between elation and despair. 他情绪多变,一会儿兴高采烈,一会儿又伤心绝望。

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swing verb (BE EXCITING)

[ I ] informal to be exciting and enjoyable

You need music to make a party swing. 要有音乐,晚会才会热闹。

swing verb (MUSIC)

[ I or T ] to play music in a strong, exciting style like jazz, or (of music) to be played in this way


swing verb (ARRANGE)

[ T ] informal to arrange for something to happen, by persuading people and often by acting slightly dishonestly

If you want an interview with Pedro, I could probably swing it (for you). 如果你想采访佩德罗,也许我可以帮你安排。


uk /swɪŋ/ us /swɪŋ/


[ C ] a swinging movement


[ C ] an attempt to hit someone

The drunk took a wild swing at Harry. 那个醉汉发狂似的挥拳向哈里打去。

[ C ] a change

He experiences severe mood swings (= sudden changes from one extreme mood to another). 他的情绪波动很大。
The party only needs a five percent swing (= needs five percent of voters to change to supporting it) to win this election. 只要再有5%的选民转而支持他们,民主党人就可以在选举中获胜。

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swing noun (SEAT)

B2 [ C ] a seat joined by two ropes or chains to a metal bar or a tree, on which you can sit and move backwards and forwards


swing noun (BE EXCITING)

go with a swing UK informal

If an event, especially a party, goes with a swing, it is very exciting and successful.

The Festival always goes with a swing. 这个节日总是热闹非凡。

swing noun (MUSIC)

[ U ] a type of dance music that was popular in the 1930s and 40s


(Translation of “swing” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)