swing around

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Verb1.swing around - turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphoricallyswing around - turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically; "He turned around to face his opponent"; "My conscience told me to turn around before I made a mistake"
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
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This appeared so unexpectedly that they were unprepared to take advantage of it at first, and allowed the rocky wall to swing around again before they had decided to pass over.
"If the ball does swing around a lot or seam around a lot then I think India will find it difficult in Australia.
Tight security measures have been in full swing around vital installations and worship places, especially during celebrations and religious occasions.
All aerodynamic elements are designed to work in a fairly narrow range, and if the vehicle begins to swing around the vertical axis, they quickly lose efficiency.
Azalea season is in full swing around Taiwan and some of the season's loveliest blossoms are in Wulai.
The nifty characteristic of the classic swivel is that you can swing around to change your view.
"You would think it would swing around a bit," said Boult (left).
WHERE have all the street lamps gone That we used to swing around? Where have all the cobblestones gone That were always on the ground?
The truck was being loaded into a cargo vessel when one of the crane's steel cables snapped, causing the truck to swing around and slam into three port workers at 11 a.m., said PO3 Diosdado Alterado, Jr., investigator at police station 3 in Olongapo City.
Sources also said the army managed to "swing around the Northern flank in order to advance towards the Western flank".
The ball might swing around a bit, and it is a day match.