swing one's weight


swing one's weight
impose one's full influence

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • swing one's weight — {v. phr.} To use your personal power to get something done * /The President swings his weight to get laws passed./ * /Mr. Thomas swung his weight to get his son a job with the company./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • swing one's weight — {v. phr.} To use your personal power to get something done * /The President swings his weight to get laws passed./ * /Mr. Thomas swung his weight to get his son a job with the company./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • swing\ one's\ weight — v. phr. To use your personal power to get something done The President swings his weight to get laws passed. Mr. Tomas swung his weight to get his son a job with the company …   Словарь американских идиом

  • weight — I n 1. heaviness, heft, heftiness, weightiness, ponderousness, ponderosity, gravity; pounds, tonnage, pressure; mass, density, volume, size; bulk, bulkiness, largeness, bigness, amplitude. 2. load, burden, onus, cross, millstone, albatross; duty …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • weight — See: PULL ONE S WEIGHT, SWING ONE S WEIGHT, THROW ONE S WEIGHT AROUND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weight — See: PULL ONE S WEIGHT, SWING ONE S WEIGHT, THROW ONE S WEIGHT AROUND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weight — See: pull one s weight, swing one s weight, throw one s weight around …   Словарь американских идиом

  • swing — [swiŋ] vi. swung, swinging [ME swingen < OE swingan, akin to Ger schwingen, to brandish < IE base * sweng , to curve, swing] 1. to sway or move backward and forward with regular movement, as a freely hanging object or a ship at anchor;… …   English World dictionary

  • Swing (video game) — Swing Developer(s) Software 2000 Publisher(s) Software 2000 …   Wikipedia

  • One Hundred Years of Solitude —   …   Wikipedia


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