swing

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 /swɪŋ/

For the verb: "to swing"

Simple Past: swung
Past Participle: swung

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (children's park device)  (giochi per bambini)altalena nf
 He pushed his child in the swing.
 Spingeva il suo bambino sull'altalena.
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (move back and forth)oscillare vi
swing vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (racket, bat)  (tennis, golf)muovere, agitare, far oscillare vtr
 The player swung the tennis racket.
 Il giocatore agitava la racchetta da tennis.
 
Additional Translations
swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (swoop)colpo nm
 With a swing of his wrist, the conductor began.
 Con un colpo di polso il conduttore ha iniziato.
swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (oscillation)oscillazione nf
 The swing of the clock pendulum marks one second.
 L'oscillazione dell'orologio a pendolo segna un secondo.
swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (music, dance)  (tipo di jazz)swing nm
 Swing is a style of jazz.
 Lo swing è uno stile del jazz.
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (play on a swing)  (sull'altalena)dondolare vi
 To swing, lean back and forth.
 Per dondolare, inclinati indietro e in avanti.
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (die by hanging)  (pendere da una corda, morire impiccato)impiccato agg
 He swings from the noose.
 È morto impiccato.
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (vacillate)vacillare vi
 Opinion swings back and forth between the candidates.
 L'opinione tra i candidati vacilla.
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (music: play with rhythm)suonare un buon ritmo, dare il ritmo vi
 The band is swinging!
 L'orchestra sta suonando un buon ritmo!
swing vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (oscillate)  (fare oscillare)dondolare vtr
 Swing the rope from side to side.
 Dondola la corda di qua e di là.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
full swing piena attività
in full swing adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (well underway)in pieno svolgimento
 The party was in full swing when I arrived, and everybody was having a good time.
 La festa era in pieno svolgimento quando sono arrivato e tutti si stavano divertendo un mondo.
mood swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (extreme change in emotions)sbalzo di umore nm
porch swing   (da giardino)dondolo nm
swing by viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal, figurative (drop in, make a casual visit)passare a trovare
swing door nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (door that swings in both directions)porta a vento
 There was a large swing door at the entrance of the bar.
swing shift nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (evening work period)secondo turno, turno pomeridiano, turno serale nm
 At my company, the swing shift starts at 3:00 and ends at midnight.
swing shut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (door: close)richiudersi vi
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