swing round


w>swing (a)round

vi (person)sich umdrehen, herumfahren (inf); (car, ship, plane, crane)herumschwenken; (needle)ausschlagen; (fig: voters, opinion) → umschwenken
vt sepherumschwenken; votersumstimmen; opinionumschlagen lassen
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But I mean dead ones, to swing round your head with a string.
Under the skilful blows of their axes, in a few moments the vast body of drift began to disintegrate, and then to swing round and move towards the old channel.
For my part, I think that they had better metamorphose all such aspiring heroes of universal noveldom into man weather-cocks, as they used to put heroes among the constellations, and let them swing round there till they are rusty, and not come down at all to bother honest men with their pranks.
Then that launch would give one final shriek of a whistle that would nearly burst the boiler, and she would reverse her engines, and blow off steam, and swing round and get aground; everyone on board of it would rush to the bow and yell at us, and the people on the bank would stand and shout to us, and all the other passing boats would stop and join in, till the whole river for miles up and down was in a state of frantic commotion.
Muscari meanwhile, without waiting for support, had crested the bank up to the road, and struck the brigand king heavily on the shoulder, causing him to stagger and swing round.
If you haven't room to swing round, rear up a little and come round on your hind legs.
The white ball doesn't always swing round, and we have to find other ways of getting the batsmen out and restricting their runs.
If you take the trade track from the Cluanie you can pass under the mountain and then swing round on to its east ridge with a good path to the summit.
From the off seeing them swing round on giant push-button bucket seats as the series began was more than a little uncomfy.
He had a nice swing round over two miles and he has come back bouncing.
But the 28-year-old is not taking it for granted that he will once again be able to get the ball to swing round corners, as England seek to follow up Lord's victory by doubling their series lead against the world's No1-ranked Test team, who are without the injured Zaheer Khan.
After the weekend it will get cooler as the winds swing round to the north.