in/into the swing of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in/into the swing of

informal
: fully involved and comfortable with (a regular activity, process, etc.)
  • After a while, she got into the swing of her new job.
  • I've been away on vacation but I should be (back) in the swing of things in a few days.

Word by Word Definitions

swing play
  1. : to cause to move vigorously through a wide arc or circle

  2. : to cause to sway to and fro

  3. : to cause to turn on an axis

  1. : an act or instance of swinging : swinging movement: such as

  2. : a stroke or blow delivered with a sweeping arm movement

  3. : a sweeping or rhythmic movement of the body or a bodily part

  1. : of or relating to musical swing

  2. : that may swing often decisively either way on an issue or in an election


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