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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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I don't want to name names, but, some can't stay in their shirts, others swing around guitars and drop 'em without missin' a beat.
Key for San Fernando Valley-area commuters is whether the Bakersfield-to-Los Angeles route should follow the 5 Freeway corridor or swing around to Palmdale.
Shortly afterward, another gust caused the second aircraft to swing around clockwise a short distance, striking the hangar door and maintenance stands.
The Israeli Cabinet yesterday approved an extension of a controversial security barrier - dubbed the Iron Curtain by Palestinians - that would swing around Jewish settlements deep in the West Bank.
THE Israeli Cabinet yesterday approved an extension of a controversial security barrier -dubbed the Iron Curtain by Palestinians -that would swing around Jewish settlements deep in the West Bank.
WITH less than a week to go before Christmas Day, the Nativity play season is in full swing around South Wales.
Anti-hunt veteran Tom Hardiman, from Craughwell, said cub hunting is now in full swing around Galway.
Hattingh's task is to create a computer-generated rope to link the elephant and the helicopter, and make the two parties swing around in a way that makes it appear natural --just before the chopper goes flying into trees and crashes in a spectacular ball of flame.
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.
Their only alternative was to make another swing around the universe, or park on the grass.
He is also being made to run and swing around with other monkeys.