swap around

swap around

To exchange two or more people or things. A noun or pronoun can be used between "swap" and "around." We decided to swap our seats around to see if it affected the normal classroom discussion at all. Now, be sure not to swap around the dosages of these two medications, or you'll be in for a world of hurt! He swapped the two players around to confuse the other team.
See also: around, swap

swap around

v.
1. To exchange some set of things, moving each into the position of another: I swapped the screws around in the holes until I had them all in the right places. We bought several books from the bookstore and swapped them around between us.
2. To trade places: We each wanted to sit on the other side of the table, so we swapped around. I asked the man sitting in the window seat if he would swap around with me so I could see the ocean.
See also: around, swap
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Against the various enemy factions, you'll have no shortage of guns or ammunition you can swap around. Up against Freakers, though, and the game shifts gears towards a more stealth-oriented survival experience where every bullet counts, where firing your gun could take one freaker out but alert an entire horde to where you are.
A rival to Marvel's Captain Marvel due to a complicated swap around of the character in old comic books.
He said the swap around pleased everyone as it allowed restaurant firms to be close to the leisure activities and gave KSDL a better residential conferencing offer as customers would not have to walk as far to the hotel from the suites in the stadium.
"The top two is consistent but the next six swap around regularly.
"Being on a major label is amazing, but if you swap around too much people don't get you.
Remember 6MIND to stretch regularly and swap around activities - a bit of digging, a bit of pruning, a bit of watering.
"We had a few changes on Saturday to give a few boys a rest and others an opportunity, and we know that if we want to be there of thereabouts come Christmas and going on to March we need a group of players, not just 15, who we can swap around and change.
One of the Iranian officials said it would involve exports of around 500,000 bpd for two to three years."Iran can swap around 300,000 bpd via the Caspian Sea and the rest from the (Middle East) Gulf, possibly Bandar Abbas port," one of the Iranian officials said, referring to one of Iran's top oil terminals."The price (under negotiation) is lower than the international oil price, but not much, and there are few options.
If they guess correctly they swap around. If they don't they go around again.
This represents Milan's best chance of silverware but they, too, will probably swap around some players.
Octopays boasts the unique Kraken feature bonus round, in which the mythical sea monster (in a very loveable form) will swap around cuddly-looking octopi Wild symbols to make up wins.
BoAC has also negotiated with certain holders of perpetual preferred shares to swap around USD5.9bn of preferred stock into around 436m shares of common stock to increase Tier 1 common capital by a further USD5.9bn.
COLIN: 'We swap around. Some years we'll go to Justin's mum's, and sometimes my mum's.