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swing around (to something)

to move one's body or view around to another position. She swung around to the left, where she could see better. The bear suddenly swung around and charged.
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swing around

v.
1. To turn rapidly around something: The car swung around the corner and almost hit a pedestrian.
2. To turn rapidly to face the opposite direction: When I heard footsteps behind me, I swung around.
See also: around, swing
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WITH less than a week to go before Christmas Day, the Nativity play season is in full swing around South Wales.
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The pitching melee is in full swing around me, as primal and ferocious as the official program is ceremonious and staid.
One will swing around (the span of the river at that point is approximately 120m) to allow ships to pass.
A second variation may be used to build a swing around the hitter's strength.
They would rather worship once a month in silence than sell to the company so the trucks can swing around without cursing church and chapel.
We swing around the cloverleaf, pause at a long stoplight, then minutes later take the overpass back across the highway.
The door had been placed in a side wall of the garage, so the driveway--which doubled as entry walk--had to swing around awkwardly.
Their only alternative was to make another swing around the universe, or park on the grass.
If you get overcast conditions, the ball does swing around, move around through in the air a bit.
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Her invention, the Star Bag, aims to make carrying shopping easier, while protecting the produce, after seeing how plastic bags would tear, swing around and bash off legs.
Although the ball did swing around in the opening couple of overs, with both batsmen beaten on the outside edge, it was spin duo Harbhajan and Anil Kumble who looked most threatening due to the pronounced bounce.
Their tests demonstrated that a polarized current that has passed through one magnetized layer and then flows through another can coerce the magnetization of the second layer to swing around to the same direction as the first.
If England have to bat second the white ball is expected to seam and swing around under the Trent Bridge lights.