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full swing

full operation; greatest activity:
For the first time in years the factory was in full swing. The meeting was in full swing when we arrived. Unabridged
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  • Mrs. Arnold's ball was in full swing when Nancy and her aunt arrived.

    The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • When Reg and Amy, accompanied by Mrs. Whyte, arrived, the ball was in full swing.

    Australia Revenged Boomerang
  • He tried to get em to hire another curate, and let him have full swing at the annex; but they told him theyd close it up first.

    Friar Tuck Robert Alexander Wason
  • The play here was in full swing, and in some cases very high.

    The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
  • During the four days the old folks were away we had run free; games and jokes had been in full swing.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's Charles Asbury Stephens
Idioms and Phrases with full swing

full swing

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