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full swing

full operation; greatest activity:
For the first time in years the factory was in full swing. The meeting was in full swing when we arrived. Unabridged
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  • It was still early in the herring season, but the fishing was in full swing.

    The Manxman Hall Caine
  • When Reg and Amy, accompanied by Mrs. Whyte, arrived, the ball was in full swing.

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  • Further on, they met their man, evidently in the full swing of enjoyment.

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  • All the men were at the sæters, they were told; haymaking was in full swing out there.

    Love and Lucy

    Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • He keeps his hero on the scene, and his action in full swing.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
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