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exchange
01. I bought this shirt here yesterday, but it's a little small. Can I [exchange] it for a larger size?
02. Do you know what the current [exchange] rate is for American dollars?
03. I need to [exchange] these pants for something in a slightly smaller size.
04. My husband is doing a language [exchange] with a student at UBC; she teaches him Spanish, and he teaches her English.
05. The [exchange] between the two political leaders in the House of Commons was particularly heated today.
06. My sister [exchanged] the toaster we gave her for Christmas because she already had one.
07. John Kane observed that the public interest is best served by the free [exchange] of ideas.
08. Trading was heavy in the New York Stock [Exchange] today.
09. When my daughter was born, my son asked me if we could take her back to the hospital, and [exchange] her for a little boy.
10. We [exchanged] business cards at the end of the meeting.
11. In the days of the explorers, Tahitian girls [exchanged] sexual favors with sailors for nails, which could easily be bent into fish hooks.
12. Visitors to Namibia can [exchange] major foreign currencies and traveler's checks in any bank.
13. Millions of music lovers can now [exchange] files online every day, using various file-sharing systems.
14. British and American forces [exchanged] fire in the first battle of the American Revolutionary War in April of 1775.
15. In 1965, West Germany and Israel [exchanged] letters establishing diplomatic relations.
16. In 1756, Spain ceded Florida to Britain in [exchange] for Cuba.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • exchange — ex·change n 1 a: a giving of something of value (as real property) in return for something of equal value (as money or property of a like kind) b in the civil law of Louisiana: a giving of something of value in return for something of equal value …   Law dictionary

  • exchange — ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for another which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exchange — [eks chānj′, ikschānj′] vt. exchanged, exchanging [ME eschaungen < OFr eschangier < VL * excambiare: see EX 1 & CHANGE] 1. a) to give, hand over, or transfer (for another thing in return) b) to receive or give another thing for (something …   English World dictionary

  • exchange — vb Exchange, interchange, bandy mean to give a thing to another in return for another thing from him. Exchange may imply a disposing of one thing for another by or as if by the methods of bartering or trading {exchange horses} {the hostile forces …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Exchange — Ex*change , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exchanged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exchanging}.] [Cf.OF. eschangier, F. [ e]changer. See {Exchange}, n.] 1. To part with give, or transfer to another in consideration of something received as an equivalent; usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exchange — [n1] trade; deal barter, buying and selling, castling, change, commerce, commutation, conversion, correspondence, dealing, interchange, interdependence, interrelation, network, quid pro quo, rearrangement, reciprocation, reciprocity, replacement …   New thesaurus

  • Exchange — Ex*change , v. i. To be changed or received in exchange for; to pass in exchange; as, dollar exchanges for ten dimes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exchange — (engl., spr. Ekstschehndsch), Austausch, Umtausch, Wechsel, die Börse in London …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Exchange — (engl., spr. ex tschēndsch), Austausch, Umtausch; Wechsel, Umsatz; Börse (s.d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Exchange On —   [engl.], XON …   Universal-Lexikon


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