swing - translate into Spanish with the English-Spanish dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “swing”

See all translations

swing

verb /swiŋ/ ( past tense, past participle swung /swaŋ/)
to (cause to) move or sway in a curve (from side to side or forwards and backwards) from a fixed point
balancearse; girar, doblar
You swing your arms when you walk The children were swinging on a rope hanging from a tree The door swung open He swung the load on to his shoulder.
to walk with a stride
caminar a zancadas, caminar a paso ligero
He swung along the road.
to turn suddenly
girar(se); cambiar
He swung round and stared at them He is hoping to swing the voters in his favour.
swinging adjective fashionable and exciting
moderno; con mucha marcha
the swinging city of London.
swing bridge noun a type of bridge that swings open to let ships pass.
puente giratorio
swing door noun a door that swings open in both directions.
puerta giratoria
be in full swing to be going ahead, or continuing, busily or vigorously
estar en plena marcha/actividad
The party was in full swing.
get into the swing (of things) to begin to fit into a routine etc
coger el ritmo/tranquillo
You’ll soon get into the swing of things.
go with a swing (of an organized event etc) to proceed or go easily and successfully.
ir viento en popa, ir como una seda, ir sobre ruedas, salir a pedir de boca
(Definition of swing from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “swing” in Spanish

Definitions of “swing” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More