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turn

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hit out

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hang

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swaying

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change

in full swing

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to move rhythmically back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above

to fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

to change the direction or course of

to turn or cause to turn in place, as on a hinge or fixed point, tracing an arclike path

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to change one's attitudes or policies, for example

to execute by suspending by the neck

to bring about and carry to a successful conclusion

an area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

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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

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changing location by moving back and forth

a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s

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a jaunty rhythm in music

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in baseball

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move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting

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move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

change direction with a swinging motion

influence decisively

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make a big sweeping gesture or movement

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hang freely

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hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement

alternate dramatically between high and low values

live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style

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have a certain musical rhythm

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be a social swinger

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play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm

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engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends

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Everything was going well for me up until I ruptured my knee ligaments in 1998 and it effectively took two years out of my career, but I am getting back into the swing of things now.
It was difficult getting back into the swing of things but City have helped me to get back my fitness.
Getting back into the swing of things in January is so difficult but now scientists have worked out why we all feel so lethargic.
Dettori, who rode a winner in Rome on Sunday, said: "I'm looking forward to getting back into the swing of things.
He did well (against Arsenal during Sunday's frenetic fixture at the Emirates Stadium) and, prior to that, according to reports, he was getting back into the swing of things.
Geraint Thomas returns to the UK from his Italian base tomorrow for his first major road race since completing the epic Tour de France in July saying: "I'm getting back into the swing of things.
After not suiting up for a game since last December when he helped guide the Spartans to the Division 3 Super Bowl title, Griffin said getting back into the swing of things wasn't as difficult as you'd anticipate.
Nick McCormick is gradually getting back into the swing of things after his below-par performance in the European Championships in Gothenburg.
I'll probably go away for a week with my girlfriend before I start getting back into the swing of things at Cardiff.
I was just getting back into the swing of things, hoping for a good run to the end of the season.
We're getting back into the swing of things,'' said Vashon Nutt, a senior majoring in history and Pan-African studies.
We're getting back into the swing of things properly now," said Dublin manager Pat Gilroy after.
Meanwhile, Joseph Yobo is looking forward to getting back into the swing of things after he joined up with Everton's squad for the first time this pre-season in Seattle.
Williams' assistant James Tudor said: "Evan is gradually getting back into the swing of things as he can just about hobble around the yard on one crutch, so, knowing him, it will not be long before he is back on course.
Preparing for games and getting back into the swing of things is still pretty difficult for me.