swing it

idiom

informal
: to do or manage something successfully
If he can swing it, he'll visit next month.

Examples of swing it in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here's another classic: have your kids take a water hose and swing it around in a low circle, like a helicopter propeller. Christin Perry, Parents, 17 Mar. 2024 Choosing to include countries that are openly antagonistic toward the West, like Iran, could swing it further toward becoming an anti-Western bloc, experts say. Simone McCarthy, CNN, 21 Aug. 2023 The man raises his hands, gripping the gun with his right hand, then appears to swing it over to his left side. Macmaster opens fire. David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 June 2022 Kerik worked alongside his longtime friend Rudy Giuliani, a former attorney for former President Donald Trump, in the weeks after the 2020 presidential election to find any evidence of voter fraud that would swing it for Trump. Annie Grayer, CNN, 13 Jan. 2022 From there, O’Neale has a bunch of options: shoot the open three, swing it to shooters on the weak side, whatever. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Nov. 2021 And yet, Lillard inexplicably tried to swing it to the corner. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 28 July 2021 But in a game where a handful of impact plays on defense might swing it, Togiai and Smith are two players capable of impact plays. Doug Lesmerises, cleveland, 12 Jan. 2021 Tha Drippin Crab team attempted to reopen in October, but couldn't swing it. The Courier-Journal, 7 Jan. 2023

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“Swing it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swing%20it. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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