Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Swing"

The meaning of "Swing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does swing mean?
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Q: What does full swing mean?
A: It's kind of like saying complete and up and running.

if you say that a business is back into full swing, it means that it's launched and ready for business. Hope that kind of explained it
Q: What does swing mean?
A: "Swing" is a very flexible word, but in this example it means "how did he get that unlikely thing to happen?" It's normally just a way of saying you're impressed, but it can also be a real question.

"John got an extra two weeks off work to go to Wimbledon"
"Wow, how did he swing that?"

"Mary has arranged for us to use the main debating hall."
"Wow, how did she swing that?"
"I think she knows someone from her volunteering"
Q: What does swing (a four-day swing, traditional swing states) mean?
A: "Swing" is used in 2 different ways in this paragraph.

"four-day swing" = four-day tour or travel schedule. She is traveling to different areas in 4 days.

"Traditional swing states" = American states that vote both democratic and republican in elections. The population could vote either way, not just one way.
Q: What does swing a cat mean?
A: Haha...this is an idiom I think. : )

We say "there's not enough room to swing a cat in here". And it means the space is very small.

(It is thought that "cat" is not ねこ but a lash for punishing sailors in olden days.

「cat-o'-nine-tails」鞭です。)

So "there's not enough room to swing a cat" means it is a small room or area.

Example sentences using "Swing"

Q: Please show me example sentences with swing by.
A: “I’ll swing by after work.”
“I’ll make sure to swing by the store before I come home.”
“I’ll swing by soon.”

(I’ll visit briefly)
Q: Please show me example sentences with swing.
A: The monkeys swing from branch to branch.
Q: Please show me example sentences with swing by.
A: Can I swing by your house to pick up the bag I left?

You can swing by my house anytime and we'll hang out.

Want to swing by the movies with me?

I'm going to swing by your place around 5:00pm.

Don't forget to swing by the office and pick up your report!

I might swing by my English teacher's classroom to get help with homework.
Q: Please show me example sentences with swing a cat.
A: We do not often use that idiom in today's speech if that at all in the US.

"There's no room to swing the cat." Meaning it is an awkwardly small and/or confined space.
Q: Please show me example sentences with swing for the fences.
A: Never heard of it. Nor used it. So, I am not sure how natural or common it is.

Synonyms of "Swing" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between swing by and stop by ?
A: Both would be considered casual language (반말 in Korean).

However, I think "swing by" is more casual than "stop by"
Q: What is the difference between swing and sway ?
A: Swing: forward and back... Sway: Left to Right
Q: What is the difference between swing by and drop by and stop by ?
A: They all have the same meaning and either one can be used:

I wanted to swing by their house.
I wanted to drop by their house.
I wanted to stop by their house.

All of these can be used:) they are the same
Q: What is the difference between swing and punch ?
A: @ej253 So if I say "He swinged at me last night" I mean that he kinda wanted to punch me, but actually didn't?
Q: What is the difference between swing by and drop by ?
A: Swing by means you will stop somewhere on your way to another place.

Drop by means you're going to go somewhere for an indeterminate amount of time.

Most people use them interchangeably.

Translations of "Swing"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "swing on the swing" or "swing in the swing"
A: Usually, people use the phrase "swing on the swing". While "swing in the swing" isn't technically wrong, it's not as accurate.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I am on the swing . I swing on the swing . I am swinging . right ?
A: if you are swinging (currently) say "I am swinging on the swing." if you are just sitting say "I'm on the swing"
Have fun with English:)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? IN the swing or ON the swing?
A: On the swing.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? swing and roundabouts
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Other questions about "Swing"

Q: "swing" How's my pronunciation? does this sound natural?
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Q: "swing open"
"swing a door open"

I know what those mean but I can't understand grammartically.

Please explain grammartically.

Thanks.
A: To swing something open means that it rotates as it "opens". To understand this you have to realize that "swing" is a verb and "open", in this case, is just a physical position. So for the example with the door it can be explained like
"I rotated the door until it was open"
~
"I swung the door open"

The verb "swing" generally implies that your arm is making a swinging motion as it opens the container.

Hope that helps, let me know if it didn't! (·ᴗ·)
Q: He took a swing at me, is it correct ?
A: "at" is correct.
Q: here comes a pitch. here's a swing and a drive to deep left! its going, going. . . gone! does this sound natural?
A: It's all very good! But "gone" can be improved.

Q: 公園にある子供が遊ぶ遊具(swing,slider,so on) は、英語で言うと

garden facilities であってますか?
A: Playground equipment. There is not a simpler word as in Japanese (遊具). By the way it's "slide" not "slider"!

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