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Swing over   /swɪŋ ˈoʊvər/   Listen
Swing over

verb
1.
Influence decisively.  Synonym: swing.






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"Swing over" Quotes from Famous Books



... not leaped on to the window-sill, and without an instant's hesitation let myself swing over, I could not have kept my senses ...
— The House by the Lock • C. N. Williamson

... sir," he answered, frankly. "I don't believe that I can swing over the job. I give you my word on the book that I never raised hand against Mr. Sholto. It was that little hell-hound Tonga who shot one of his cursed darts into him. I had no part in it, sir. I was as grieved as if it had been my blood-relation. I welted the little devil with ...
— The Sign of the Four • Arthur Conan Doyle

... been provided for. Presently we saw a great cask like an overgrown hogs-head swing over the side and descend into the boat. It was caught by our sailors and placed on the stern-sheets. Several tars from the steamer descended to assist. The cask was large enough to hold three or four women besides a child or two. Amid much giggling and persuading it was filled, a signal ...
— Six Months at the Cape • R.M. Ballantyne

... to swing over into the country of the Great Slave, a good eight hundred miles to the north and west, before the mush snows came. From there, when the waters opened in springtime, he planned to travel by canoe westward to the Mackenzie and ultimately to the mountains of British ...
— Baree, Son of Kazan • James Oliver Curwood



Words linked to "Swing over" :   influence, work, act upon



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