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swing something

Fig. to make something happen. I hope I can swing a deal that will make us all a lot of money. We all hope you can swing it.

swing

1. in. [for a person] to be up to date and modern. Tom really swings. Look at those blue suede shoes!
2. in. [for a party or other event] to be fun or exciting. I’ve never been to a gathering that swings like this one.
3. in. to be involved in sexual fads, group sex, or the swapping of sexual partners. Carol says that Tom, Ted, and Heidi swing. How does she know?
4. tv. to bring something off; to execute a deal. They want to elect me president of the club. I hope they can swing it.
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I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Fowl Play Products owner Jennifer Connell, inventor of The Chicken Swing.
Using a swing is the only activity which seems to help with this but his disabilities mean he cannot use the same play equipment as other children.
Our current line up of apps included Baseball Swing Trainer- iRake app, Softball Hitting Coach and soon to be released Golf Coach Pro Mobile app.
As you can see, if a player has four wedges and can utilise the three different swings, they can have 12 possible yardages to choose from within 130 yards.
Although decreased arm swing during gait is the most frequently reported motor dysfunction in individuals with PD, quantitative descriptions of gait in early PD have largely ignored upper extremity movements.
Francoeur told the Nashua Telegraph the swing set has been ordered and will "hopefully" arrive in time to be installed before the expiration of a deadline imposed by the town.
GolfTEC uses digital video, impact analysis, biofeedback technology and motion capture computers to improve the swing.
Sales pitch: Patented dual-hinge action forces an in-tempo and on-plane swing
Don't make your equipment cry for help because of temperature swings.
As the dance captain, Days has to train new swings for Lion King, which presents challenges beyond the obvious.
The lightweight Swift Stik will allow hitters to work on fundamentals through underloading (lighter than normal training), enabling the hitter to get many more swings a day.
The bent knee then straightens as the leg swings out ahead of the body's center of mass.
You must find a consistent pace to your swing and to achieve it you must start from a relaxed position.
A village's children have had their playground swings taken away because EU bureaucrats say they are too high.