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Some things never change.
After a few days the weather changed dramatically.
The law was changed in 1989.
the changing role of women in the workplace
The school has changed little since it was built 30 years ago.
The town has changed from a small fishing port to a bustling tourist attraction.
I'm sick of these curtains, let's change them.
Can you help me change a tire?
Wait, I'll go and change.
I took a bath and changed my clothes.
You should change into some dry socks.
He went upstairs to change out of his good suit.
Do I have time to get changed before we go?
I need to change some dollars into pesos.
This is the American English definition of change. View British English definition of change.
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