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trade sth in

phrasal verb with trade
 
 
/treɪd/ verb
COMMERCE to give something that you own as part of the payment for something that you buy, especially a new type of the same product: I'm wondering whether to trade my computer in now before it grinds to a halt.trade sth in for sth Millions of Americans have traded their cars in for off-roaders in recent years.
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