Commentary: Syntax is : NP1 SHIFT NP2
NOTE: NP1 causes NP2 to change, exchange, shift or transfer from one postion or status to another.
She shifted her weight from one spiked Armani heel to the other.
I've shifted jobs three times in the last year.
The tracking capacity enables us to shift attention from one spatial region to another.
They will shift focus to show they mean business.
Conversion programs shift the date taking at least 130 years into consideration.
He shifted lanes several times, believing that police officers wanted to pass him.
The sea winds shifted the sand, creating a range of large sand dunes.
There, coastal currents shifted cold water north as far as East Cape.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 5, 7, 13
Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 SHIFT[intransitive]
NOTE: NP1 does the moving.
She shifted slightly in her chair.
She shifted uneasily from one foot to the other.
The wind shifted to the northwest and the temperature fell quickly.
While in this turn to final, the boat shifted left 30 degrees, then shifted back to center.
The currents shifted abruptly equatorward in early 1998 at the outer-shelf mooring.
His tone shifted dramatically.
Jim's attention shifted back and forth.
However, in the 1970s the focus shifted to the information technology (IT) sector.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4, 6, 8, 9
Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[agent] SHIFT PP/NP2
I shifted into fourth (gear).
You have to shift when you go down a steep hill.
In cars that are automatics, you don't have to bother with shifting gears.
He lost his balance as the boat shifted in gear.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 12
Grimm showed how the consonants shifted.
During the late Middle English period, most English vowels shifted their pronunciation.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 11
She could not shift so all her letters are written in lower case.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 10