beat/turn swords into plowshares


: to stop fighting wars and begin to live peacefully

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Recent Examples on the Web Atoms for Peace, the postwar federal nuclear-power program announced by President Dwight Eisenhower, in 1953, aimed to turn swords into plowshares. Daniel Ford, The New Yorker, 13 Aug. 2022 This is the same European Union based on a post-World War II peace project that would only turn swords into plowshares to recreate a welfare continent of unprecedented riches. Raf Casert, ajc, 28 Feb. 2022

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