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switch

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1 a long thin or flexible tool for striking

  • struck the horseʼs hide with a leather switch, and it took off at a gallop
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2 a quick jerky movement from side to side or up and down

  • that telltale switch of the catʼs tail meant there was a mouse under the piano
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3 a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument

  • in frustration, he gave the mule a sharp switch on the rump, but it still wouldn't budge
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switch

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1 to give up (something) and take something else in return

  • switched the real grapes for fake ones
  • switched the day of his flight from Thursday to Friday
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2 to move from side to side or up and down with quick jerky motions

  • cows lazily switching their tails and chewing their cud
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3 to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible

  • switched the stagecoach horses to control the direction they took
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4 to change (as an opinion) to the contrary

  • a politician who has switched his position on a number of issues
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