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  1. 1
    to move to the place where someone else is sitting or standing, so that they can move to where you were sitting or standing

    I can’t see a thing. Do you mind if we swap places?

  2. 2
    to be in the situation that another person is in
    swap places with someone:

    I’d never want to swap places with the Royal Family!

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