01. A little girl was hurt at the playground when she jumped off the [swing], and twisted her ankle.
02. He [swung] his bat at the ball, but missed.
03. My golf [swing] has really improved since I began taking lessons.
04. The voting in that area tends to [swing] between the Liberal Party and the Conservatives.
05. The dead man was [swinging] from the end of a rope, hanging from the old apple tree.
06. Somebody took a [swing] at him at the bar, and soon everyone was fighting.
07. He [swung] her across the dance floor.
08. My dad tied a rope to the tree so we can [swing] out over the lake and let go.
09. The opinions of my opponent in this election seem to [swing] back and forth every day.
10. The nightclub was really [swinging] by the time we got there.
11. Some guy at the bar took a [swing] at my boyfriend just because he wouldn't give him a cigarette.
12. The door [swung] open and the children ran in.
13. A [swing] of two or three percent in this election is all that is needed to unseat the governor.
14. If he's really interested in working for us, I'll see if I can [swing] an interview for him with my boss.
15. I think I can [swing] a good deal for you if you decide you want this car.
16. The children were sitting on the edge of the dock with their legs [swinging] over the water.
17. Her mood [swung] from happiness to depression and back again during the first few days after her baby was born.
18. Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that the right to [swing] one's fist ends where the other man's nose begins.
19. There is a Malagasy proverb which states that you should not treat your loved one like a [swinging] door that you are fond of, but which you push back and forth.
20. The nightclub was really [swinging], and everyone was dancing.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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