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change

verb /tʃeɪndʒ/ ( present participle changing, past tense and past participle changed)
A1 to stop having or doing one thing, and start having or doing another
trocar
I changed jobs to make more money. I’ve changed my doctor.
A2 to become different, or to make someone or something become different
mudar
She’s changed a lot in the last few years. That book changed my life.
A2 ( also get changed) to take off your clothes and put on different ones
trocar-se
Is there somewhere I can get changed?
change buses, planes, etc. A2 to get off one bus, plane, etc. and get on a different one
trocar (de) ônibus, avião, etc.
I have to change trains at Bristol. I have to change planes in Atlanta.
A2 to get one type of money in exchange for a different type
trocar, converter
Where can I change my dollars?
B1 to take something you have bought back to a shop and exchange it for something else
trocar
I had to change those shorts I bought for a bigger pair.
change the subject to start talking about a different subject
mudar de assunto
I’d tried to explain my feelings, but he just changed the subject.
(Definition of change verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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