Translation: from english

to swing back and forth

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  • back and forth — adv. Back and forth is used with these verbs: ↑commute, ↑pace, ↑rock, ↑rotate, ↑sway, ↑swing, ↑switch, ↑travel …   Collocations dictionary

  • rock back and forth — swing backwards and forwards …   English contemporary dictionary

  • move back and forth — verb move in one direction and then into the opposite direction • Hypernyms: ↑move • Hyponyms: ↑rock, ↑sway, ↑shake, ↑swing, ↑flicker, ↑waver, ↑flitter, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • swing — [swiŋ] vi. swung, swinging [ME swingen < OE swingan, akin to Ger schwingen, to brandish < IE base * sweng , to curve, swing] 1. to sway or move backward and forward with regular movement, as a freely hanging object or a ship at anchor;… …   English World dictionary

  • swing — ► VERB (past and past part. swung) 1) move back and forth or from side to side while or as if suspended. 2) move by grasping a support and leaping. 3) move in a smooth, curving line. 4) (swing at) attempt to hit or punch. 5) shift from one… …   English terms dictionary

  • swing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. oscillate, sway, wag; depend, dangle; pivot, turn; informal, be hanged; slang, [wife or husband ]swap. See oscillation,punishment, impurity, sex. n. sweep, sway, oscillation; rhythm, lilt, scope,… …   English dictionary for students

  • swing — swing1 [ swıŋ ] (past tense and past participle swung [ swʌŋ ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 move from side to side ▸ 2 move in smooth curve ▸ 3 try to hit someone/something ▸ 4 (make) change state ▸ 5 be lively and enjoyable ▸ 6 about music ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • swing — I UK [swɪŋ] / US verb Word forms swing : present tense I/you/we/they swing he/she/it swings present participle swinging past tense swung UK [swʌŋ] / US past participle swung *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to move, or to make something move,… …   English dictionary

  • swing — 01. A little girl was hurt at the playground when she jumped off the [swing], and twisted her ankle. 02. He [swung] his bat at the ball, but missed. 03. My golf [swing] has really improved since I began taking lessons. 04. The voting in that area …   Grammatical examples in English

  • swing — verb (swings, swinging; past and past participle swung) 1》 move or cause to move back and forth or from side to side while or as if suspended.     ↘informal be executed by hanging. 2》 move by grasping a support and leaping.     ↘move quickly… …   English new terms dictionary

  • swing — vb 1 Swing, wave, flourish, brandish, shake, thrash are comparable when they mean to wield or to handle something so that it moves alternately backward and forward or upward and downward or around and around. Swing often implies regular… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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