By now, they had swung clear of the beach and were chugging toward deeper water.
So outraged he swung into action and summoned the former Baltimore Ravens running back to the NFL Vatican on Park Avenue.
"He swung the hammer that put the crack in the dam," says Bennett.
I think the pendulum has swung back on that because of books like The Blood Telegram.
Tracer bullets, each with a descending arc, were zinging all around as Rigg swung LCI(L)-88 to the right.
Alpheios swung out of its banks and washed away the race-course for chariots.
Jim swung his long legs off the couch and lifted Pen to her feet.
The rapid-fire guns are mounted in such manner that they can be swung and directed to any point of the compass.
Then, he swung to the merchant, fixing him with a stern glare.
He has calmed his own spirit, as he had done Saul's, by his song, and by prayer has swung himself clear above fightings and fears.
Old English swingan "to rush, fling oneself," from Proto-Germanic *swenganan (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German swingan, Old Frisian swinga, German schwingen "to swing, swingle, oscillate") denoting "violent circulatory motion." The meaning "move freely back and forth" is first recorded 1540s. Related: Swung; swinging. Swing shift first recorded 1941, typically 4 p.m. to midnight.
late 14c., "a stroke with a weapon," from swing (v.). Sense of "an apparatus that swings" is first recorded 1680s. Meaning "shift of public opinion" is from 1899. The meaning "variety of big dance-band music with a swinging rhythm" is first recorded 1933, though the sense has been traced back to 1888; its heyday was from mid-30s to mid-40s. Phrase in full swing "in total effect or operation" (1560s) probably is from bell-ringing.