pivot on/around

phrasal verb

pivoted on/around; pivoting on/around; pivots on/around
: to be based on (something)
Our vacation plans will pivot around how much money we can save.
The book's plot pivots on the main character's need for revenge.

Examples of pivot on/around in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is an opportunity to take your time, adjust, and pivot on your own timeline. Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, 21 Aug. 2023 This latest pivot on beer prompted outrage from fans, with questions about whether this decision could be a sign of more changes to come. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, 19 Nov. 2022 More impressive is its ability to seemingly pivot around obstacles in Terrain mode, which employs the four-wheel-steering system to maximum effect and can be thought of as low-range four-wheel drive in a conventional pickup. Mike Sutton, Car and Driver, 7 Apr. 2022 But the Spanish election may pivot on the question of bad company. Jason Horowitz, New York Times, 22 July 2023 Like in the Bronco, a Trail Turn Assist function can brake the inside rear wheel to help the Timberline pivot around tight turns. Greg Fink, Car and Driver, 26 May 2022 The success of donanemab and Leqembi are yet another pivot on the long road of Alzheimer’s research. Berkeley Lovelace Jr., NBC News, 17 July 2023 But while investors would typically worry that a strong jobs report could fuel further rate increases, Wall Street is still betting on a Fed pivot around the turn of the year. Nicole Goodkind, CNN, 5 June 2023 Often, the encounters pivot on the ways the characters guard themselves engaging with the other residents on a human level. Love Pulls You Close, Vulture, 2 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Pivot on/around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pivot%20on%2Faround. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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