in full swing

in full swing
adverb
proceeding with full vigor
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the party was in full swing

Syn: ↑in full action

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in full swing
At the height of activity
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Main Entry:full
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in full swing
1. In fully active operation
2. In mid-career
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Main Entry:swing

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at the most effective or highest level of operation or activity

The advertising campaign is already in full swing.

Thesaurus: useful and effective and working correctlysynonym
Main entry: swing

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at the height of activity

by nine-thirty the dance was in full swing

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: at the highest level of activity

Work on the project is in full swing.

The party was in full swing by the time we arrived.

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Main Entry:swing

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in full ˈswing idiom
having reached a very lively level

When we arrived the party was already in full swing.

Main entry:swingidiom

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  • Full swing — Full Full (f[.u]l), a. [Compar. {Fuller} (f[.u]l [ e]r); superl. {Fullest}.] [OE. & AS. ful; akin to OS. ful, D. vol, OHG. fol, G. voll, Icel. fullr, Sw. full, Dan. fuld, Goth. fulls, L. plenus, Gr. plh rhs, Skr. p[=u][.r]na full, pr[=a] to fill …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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. * * * …   Universalium

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  • full swing — If a something is in full swing, it is going or doing well …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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  • full swing —    If a something is in full swing, it is going or doing well.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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  • in full swing — {adj. phr.} Actively going on; in full action. * /The Valentine party was in full swing./ * /All of the children were planting seeds; the gardening project was in full swing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in full swing — {adj. phr.} Actively going on; in full action. * /The Valentine party was in full swing./ * /All of the children were planting seeds; the gardening project was in full swing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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