swing the balance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “swing the balance” in the English Dictionary

"swing the balance" in British English

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swing the balance

If something ​swings the ​balance, it is the thing that ​causes a ​particularsituation to ​happen or a ​particulardecision to be made ​instead of other ​situations or ​decisions that are ​possible: This ​latestelectionpromise might just swing the ​balance in the candidate's ​favour.
(Definition of swing the balance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “swing the balance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使天平发生倾斜,起决定性作用…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使天平發生傾斜,具決定性作用…
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