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swing at sb

verb uk phrasal verb with swing   /swɪŋ/ (swung, swung) us  
to try to hit someone
Translations of “swing at sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 試圖打(某人)…
in Russian замахиваться на кого-либо…
in Turkish yumruk savurmak/sallamak/atmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 试图打(某人)…
in Polish zamierzać się na kogoś…
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