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Denizione di  swing - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale



Definizione monolingua swing


swing


Verb

swing (third-person singular simple present swings, present participle swinging, simple past swang or swung, past participle swung or (archaic) swungen)


  1. (intransitive) To move backward and forward, especially rotating about or hanging from a fixed point.
    The plant swung in the breeze.
    • 1912, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes, Chapter 12
      With one accord the tribe swung rapidly toward the frightened cries, and there found Terkoz holding an old female by the hair and beating her unmercifully with his great hands.
  2. (intransitive) To dance.
  3. (intransitive) To ride on a swing.
    The children laughed as they swung.
  4. (intransitive) To participate in the swinging lifestyle; to participate in wife-swapping.
  5. (intransitive) To hang from the gallows.
  6. (intransitive, cricket, of a ball) to move sideways in its trajectory.
  7. (intransitive) To fluctuate or change.
    It wasnt long before the crowds mood swung towards restless irritability.
  8. (transitive) To move (an object) backward and forward; to wave.
    He swung his sword as hard as he could.
  9. (transitive) To change (a numerical result); especially to change the outcome of an election.
  10. (transitive) To make (something) work; especially to afford (something) financially.
    If it’s not too expensive, I think we can swing it.
  11. (transitive, music) To play notes that are in pairs by making the first of the pair slightly longer than written (augmentation) and the second, resulting in a bouncy, uneven rhythm.
  12. (transitive, cricket) (of a bowler) to make the ball move sideways in its trajectory.
  13. (transitive and intransitive, boxing) To move ones arm in a punching motion.
  14. (transitive) In dancing, when you turn around in a small circle with your partner, holding hands or arms. You can say ""swing your partner"", or just ""swing"".
Noun

swing (plural swings)


  1. The manner in which something is swung.
    He worked tirelessly to improve his golf swing.
    Door swing indicates direction the door opens.
  2. A hanging seat in a childrens playground, for acrobats in a circus, or on a porch for relaxing.
  3. A dance style.
  4. (music) The genre of music associated with this dance style.
  5. The amount of change towards or away from something.
    1. (politics) In an election, the increase or decrease in the number of votes for opposition parties compared with votes for the incumbent party.
      The polls showed a wide swing to Labour.


    Definizione italiano>inglese swing

    altalena
      hanging seat
      Sedile sospeso a funi o catene, sul quale ci si siede facendosi dondolare per gioco.
      Suspended seat to ropes or chains, on which one can swing for game.
    dondolare
    agitare
    amaca
    barcollare
    basculaggio
    bilanciare
    brandire
    ciondolare
    dimenare
    dondolamento
    dondolarsi
    dondolo
    girare
    orologio
    oscillare
    oscillazione
    rimescolare
    ritmo
    ruotare
    scambiare
    sedia a dondolo
    swing
    tentennare
    tremolare
    vacillare
    vibrare

    Altri significati:


    Traduzione 'veloce'


    altalena |dondolare |agitare |amaca |barcollare |basculaggio |bilanciare |brandire |ciondolare |dimenare |dondolamento |dondolarsi |dondolo |girare |orologio |oscillare |oscillazione |rimescolare |ritmo |ruotare |scambiare |sedia a dondolo |swing |tentennare |tremolare |vacillare |vibrare |


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