pivot on/around

phrasal verb
pivoted on/around; pivoting on/around; pivots on/around

Definition of pivot 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.

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“Pivot on/around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pivot%20on%2Faround. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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