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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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For a fun night out, swap in a swingy cropped top, which creates insta-volume.
A swingy sequined jersey and a skirt with strong lines are a camera-ready composition that's anything but monochrome.
It's all about a-line jackets, swingy suits and gloves that match - think Pillow Talk rather than Calamity Jane.
Then stylist Bill snipped a few inches from the length, before cutting long layers through the perimeter, giving it a choppy feel around the front: `Cat has swingy, shiny hair and has regular trims and conditioning treatments to keep it looking healthy.
If your upper arms look too bare, cover up with a little cardigan or swingy long jacket and push up the sleeves for a jaunty effect.
A swingy A-line skirt skims and gracefuIIy down-plays hips--with no unflattering cling.
She burst into the bar, swishing her long hair over her head from her face so it immediately swished back again in a swingy, shiny curtain.
Rachel votes for a swingy maxi skirt that looks cute but is still super cozy.
To create the right look for Bridget's hair, Graham chopped a good six inches off, creating a blunt-cut, swingy bob.
Picnic-wear goes swanky with a swingy sweetheart dress, smart kerchief and strappy espadrilles.
Kirstie's hair isn't just kinky, it's fine and lifeless too, and a swingy bob will help thicken it up.
DO stick with swingy A-line styles, not clingy ones
For instant inches, Charles is going to use a three-quarter wig which will give Lucy the voluptuous swingy bob style she's always dreamed of.