switch around


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switch around

to change, swing, or turn around. The horse switched around and ran the other way. I switched around and sat looking the other way for a while.
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switch someone or something around

to change, swing, or turn someone or something. I was prepared for a late flight out of Miami, but they switched me around at the last minute. They switched around my flights.
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switch around

v.
1. To alter something by shifting its components: The baseball manager switched the lineup around so that the best batter would go first. The decorator switched around the room to make it feel less cramped.
2. To swap someone or something with another: The decorator switched the chair around with the bookcase. The manager switched the two players around.
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This season has been a complete switch around for Marshall, who last campaign endured the anguish of relegation from the Championship with Norwich.
Hook it up to a PChowever and you can switch around tracks in play lists, proving that vinyl can still be lots of fun.
A quick switch around and Sam returned as one of two singer guitarists in SHOEBOX.
Feelings may switch around at some point, but right now, it'd be awkward if you were to tell your BFF you like-like her boyfriend.
A group of 70 producers in Gloucestershire and along the M4 corridor--known as the Selkley Vale Group--have agreed to switch around 80 million litres of milk from Dairy Crest from October 2007.
Because OptiCa$h mathematically balances all cash cost components against each other every day, savings do not dissolve with interest rates going up, they just switch around between other cost components -- thus, overall savings may increase no matter which way the interest rates go
They are unlikely to make much change from the side which gave championship chasing Cleckheaton a good run in North One last week although Colin Ellis could get a start at scrum-half and there could be a forward switch around.
It didn't deter us though - we just had a bit of a switch around and everything went ahead.
But Thompson used the match as an opportunity to switch around his lines.
Should an owner want to renovate an apartment, switch around a kitchen, change the location of a bathroom, or change a wall or two, these all require permits from the Building Department.
It's a good idea to switch around, so you don't get tired of a basically good food.
In some teams everyone knows how to do all the jobs, and can switch around every two hours and break up the assembly line tedium.
And if customers are likely to switch around often, I really have an incentive to protect my best customers from going to the competition by giving them the better deal.
We've even turned one of the bedrooms into a toy room for Gabriel and it's great to have a home that we can switch around to suit us.
Westmead Maldini, the 6-4 favourite, couldn't get a clear run at the vital third turn and had to switch around the outside and stayed on well to take third.