Swinging for the fenceUploader: Anthony 8 days ago Subscribe 367
By extension, to put forward one's maximum amount of effort or energy into or toward something ; to act or perform with great intensity or effort. Discussion in ' English Only ' started by GeogAug 30, Portfolio managers rarely swing for the fences, particularly if managing funds for client s. Jerusalem Hebrew-US English bilingual. I wasn't sure about their state-appointed lawyer at first, but I was well impressed when he came out swinging for the fences on day one of the trial. It didn't even occur to me that it was swinging to hit one OVER the fence. It is indeed a baseball expression, that derives from hitting home runs -- i. Geog New Member Romania. Australia in command of Perth Test.