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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theychange over
he/she/itchanges over
present participlechanging over
past tensechanged over
past participlechanged over
  1. to stop doing or using one thing and start doing or using something else
    change over to:

    When did the UK change over to the metric system?

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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