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swing /swiɳ/
  • danh từ
    • sự đua đưa, sự lúc lắc; độ đu đưa, độ lắc
    • cái đu
    • chầu đu
    • sự (đi) nhún nhảy
      • to walk with a swing: đi nhún nhảy
    • quá trình hoạt động; sự tự do hành động
      • to give somebody full swing in some matter: cho ai được tự do hoạt động trong việc gì
    • (âm nhạc) (như) swing music
    • nhịp điệu (thơ...)
    • (thể dục,thể thao) cú đấm bạt, cú xuynh (quyền Anh)
    • (thương nghiệp) sự lên xuống đều đều (giá cả)
    • in full swing
      • (xem) full
    • the swing of the pendulum
      • (nghĩa bóng) khuynh hướng xen kẽ, khuynh hướng muốn để các đảng lần lượt lên nắm chính quyền
  • nội động từ swung
    • đu đưa, lúc lắc
      • door swings to: cửa đu đưa rồi đóng lại
    • đánh đu
      • to swing into the saddle: đánh đu nhảy lên yên
    • treo lủng lẳng
      • lamp swings from the ceiling: đèn treo lủng lẳng trên trần nhà
    • đi nhún nhảy
      • to swing out of the room: đi nhún nhảy ra khỏi phòng
    • ngoặt (xe, tàu...)
      • to swing to starboard: (hàng hải) quay ngoặt sang bên phải
  • ngoại động từ
    • đu đưa, lúc lắc
      • to swing one's feet: đu đưa hai chân
      • to swing a child: đưa đẩy cái đu cho một đứa trẻ
    • treo lủng lẳng, mắc
      • to swing a lamp on the ceiling: treo lủng lẳng cái đèn lên trần nhà
      • to swing a hammock: mắc cái võng
    • vung vẩy; lắc
      • to swing one's arms: vung tay
      • to swing a club: vung gậy
      • to swing a bell: lắc chuông
    • quay ngoắt
      • to swing a car round: lái ngoắt xe ô tô, quay ngoắt xe ô tô trở lại
    • (âm nhạc) phổ thành nhạc xuynh
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) lái theo chiều lợi
      • to swing the election: lái cuộc bầu cử theo chiều có lợi cho mình
    • no room to swing a cat
      • (xem) room
    • to swing the lead
      • (xem) lead
    • he will swing for it
      • hắn sẽ bị treo cổ về tội đó
Concise Dictionary
swung|swings|swingingswɪŋ
noun
+a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
+mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
+a sweeping blow or stroke
+changing location by moving back and forth
+a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
+a jaunty rhythm in music
+the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
+in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
+a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
verb
+move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting
+move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
+change direction with a swinging motion; turn
+influence decisively
+make a big sweeping gesture or movement
+hang freely
+hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
+alternate dramatically between high and low values
+live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style
+have a certain musical rhythm
+be a social swinger; socialize a lot
+play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm
+engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 sway, move or go to and fro or back and forth or backwards and forwards, come and go, wave, fluctuate, flap, oscillate, vibrate, librate, waver, wobble, waggle, zigzag, wigwag, flourish:
The branches swung in the wind. They swung their arms in time to the music.
2 hang, dangle; be hanged, be suspended:
They watched the monkeys swinging from tree to tree. He will swing for his crime.
n.
3 swinging, sway, swaying, toing and froing, coming and going, waving, fluctuation, fluctuating, flapping, flap, oscillation, oscillating, vibration, vibrating, libration, waver, wavering, wobble, wobbling, waggle, waggling, zigzag, zigzagging, wigwag, wigwagging, flourish, flourishing, stroke:
Catch the rope on its next swing. He was caught on the shoulder by a wild swing of the bat.
4 sweep, scope, range, trend, limit(s); change, switch, shift:
The swing of public opinion is unpredictable in these matters. There has been a small percentage swing to the Conservatives.
5 pace, routine, groove, pattern:
Don't you find it hard to get into the normal swing of things after a long holiday?
6 in full swing. in (full) operation, under way, in business, animated, lively, on the move, moving, going, Colloq on the hop, cooking:
The party was in full swing when we arrived.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun
+ verb
(swung, swung )
hang and move
1 to move backwards or forwards or from side to side while hanging from a fixed point; to make sth do this: [V] His arms swung as he walked. + A set of keys swung from her belt. + As he pushed her, she swung higher and higher (= while sitting on a swing). + [VN] He sat on the stool, swinging his legs.
2 [+adv./prep.] to move from one place to another by holding sth that is fixed and pulling yourself along, up, etc: [VN] He swung himself out of the car. + [V] The gunshot sent monkeys swinging away through the trees.
move in curve
3 [+adv./prep.] to move or make sth move with a wide curved movement: [V] A line of cars swung out of the palace gates. + [VN] He swung his legs over the side of the bed. + [V-ADJ, VN-ADJ] The door swung open. + She swung the door open.
turn quickly
4 [+adv./prep.] to turn or change direction suddenly; to make sth do this: [V] She swung back to face him. + The bus swung sharply to the left. + [VN] He swung the camera around to face the opposite direction.
try to hit
5 ~ (sth) (at sb/sth) to try to hit sb/sth: [V] She swung at me with the iron bar. + [VN] He swung another punch in my direction.
change opinion / mood
6 ~ (from A) (to B)
~ (between A and B) to change or make sb/sth change from one opinion, mood, etc. to another: [V] The state has swung from Republican to Democrat. + His emotions swung between fear and curiosity. + The game could swing either way (= either side could win it). + [VN] I managed to swing them round to my point of view.
do / get sth
7 (informal) to succeed in getting or achieving sth, sometimes in a slightly dishonest way: [VN] We're trying to swing it so that we can travel on the same flight. + [VNN] Is there any chance of you swinging us a couple of tickets?
of music
8 [V] to have a strong rhythm
of party
9 [V] (informal) if a party, etc. is swinging, there are a lot of people there having a good time
Idioms: swing the balance = tip the balance / scale at TIP v.
swing both ways (informal) to be BISEXUAL (= sexually attracted to both men and women)
swing into action to start doing sth quickly and with a lot of energy: The ambulance crew swung into action to resuscitate the patient. + The rescue operation swung into action immediately.
more at ROOM n.
Phrasal Verbs: swing by
swing by sth (AmE, informal) to visit a place or person for a short time DROP BY: I'll swing by your house on the way home from work.
+ noun
movement
1 [C] a swinging movement or rhythm: He took a wild swing at the ball. + the swing of her hips
of opinion / mood
2 [C] a change from one opinion or situation to another; the amount by which sth changes: He is liable to abrupt mood swings / swings of mood (= for example from being very happy to being very sad). + Voting showed a 10% swing to Labour. + There are indications of a swing towards nuclear power.
hanging seat
3 [C] a seat for swinging on, hung from above on ropes or chains: The kids were playing on the swings.
in golf
4 [sing.] the swinging movement you make with your arms and body when you hit the ball in the game of golf: I need to work on my swing.
music
5 [U] a type of jazz with a smooth rhythm, played especially by big dance bands in the 1930s
Idioms: get in / into the swing (of sth) (informal) to get used to an activity or a situation and become fully involved in it: I've only been here a week so I haven't got into the swing of things yet.
go with a swing (BrE)
1 (of a party or an activity) to be lively and enjoyable: She made the whole party go with a swing.
2 (of music) to have a strong rhythm
in full swing having reached a very lively level: When we arrived the party was already in full swing.
swings and roundabouts (BrE, informal) used to say that there are advantages and disadvantages whatever decision you make: If you earn more, you pay more in tax, so it's all swings and roundabouts. + What you gain on the swings you may lose on the roundabouts.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 change in public opinion, sb's mood, etc.

ADJ.

big, dramatic, huge, sharp, violent
violent swings in policy
| modest, small | 10%, etc. | adverse, negative
The Conservatives suffered an adverse swing of 6%.
| sudden, wild
his sudden swings of mood
| late
a late swing towards the Tories
| national | electoral | mood
She suffers from severe mood swings.

VERB + SWING

need, require
The party needs a swing of only 2.5% to win the seat.
| represent
This represents a swing of 14% towards Labour.
| suffer (from)

PREP.

~ against
a dramatic swing against the socialists
| ~ away from
the swing away from science in the sixth form
| ~ from, ~ in
a sharp swing in the attitudes of many economists
| ~ to/towards/in favour of
signs of a late swing to the Democrats

2 swinging movement

ADJ.

wild | backward, forward | golf | practice

VERB + SWING

do, make, take
the technique for making the perfect golf swing
| change | practise
golfers practising their swings

PREP.

~ at
He took a wild swing at the ball.

3 swinging seat

VERB + SWING

go/play on
Some kids were playing on the swings.

PREP.

on a/the ~

verb

1 move backwards and forwards/from side to side

ADV.

gently, slowly | violently, wildly
She lashed out, her arm swinging wildly.
| back and forth, backwards and forwards, from side to side, to and fro
The pendulum swung slowly backwards and forwards.

PREP.

from
I could see him swinging from the branch of a large tree.

2 move smoothly

VERB + SWING

slowly | suddenly | sharply
The road swung sharply round.
| across, around/round, away, back, down, off, up
Hearing a sarcastic note in his voice, she swung around to face him.

VERB + SWING

let sth
She let the door swing shut behind her.

PREP.

from
She swung down from the tree in one easy movement.
| into
He swung up into the saddle and rode off.
| towards
Niccolo `swung towards her.

PHRASES

swing open/shut/to

3 change quickly

ADV.

rapidly | suddenly | wildly
The balance of power swung wildly from one party to the other.
| heavily
Opinion swung heavily to the left.

PREP.

from, to
Her mood could swing rapidly from gloom to exhilaration.



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