full swing


noun

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.

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Example sentences from the Web for full swing

  • Few women can sit in the front of a big box, on a crowded and full-swing opera night, without thrilling and dilating.

    Aaron's Rod|D. H. Lawrence
  • With wonderful celerity they hoisted sail and stood out to sea in the full-swing of the monsoon.

    Black Ivory|R.M. Ballantyne

Idioms and Phrases with full swing

full swing

see in full swing.

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