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change places

To switch to the spot, role, or position that another person currently is in. I want to talk to the people at the other end of the table. Would you mind changing places? Many people say that they would gladly change places with a celebrity, but I doubt they would enjoy the constant attention.
See also: change, place

change/swap ˈplaces (with somebody)

(of two people, groups, etc.) exchange seats, positions, situations, etc: The Smiths can afford to go away a lot because they haven’t got a family to bring up. But I wouldn’t want to change places with them.Can you see the whiteboard where you are, or would you like to swap places?
See also: change, place, swap
References in classic literature ?
DIM vales - and shadowy floods - And cloudy-looking woods, Whose forms we can't discover For the tears that drip all over Huge moons there wax and wane - Again - again - again - Every moment of the night - Forever changing places - And they put out the star-light With the breath from their pale faces.
To this flow of words, not perhaps in the best taste, but characteristic of D'Artagnan, whose principal object was to divert his opponent's attention, Mordaunt did not reply, but continuing to turn around he succeeded in changing places with D'Artagnan.
Lord Winstanley Changing Places Award Winner: 'Chloe's Garden' by Bidston and North Birkenhead Environmental Action Group and the Prince's Trust
VEizquez finished lap one ninth, and spend almost the whole race fighting hard in a big gang of eight riders, changing places to the finish, at which point he was tenth.
Changing Places is a national campaign, promoting toilets which have more facilities than standard disabled ones.
The reclamation work at Colliers Moss inspired the launch of the country's biggest-ever land reclamation project, Changing Places.
Changing Places is a spin-off from Heartbeat and was originally released on video last year.
Over a year ago I requested the council to upgrade and introduce such toilet facilities, starting with those in the Lagoon and the Onyx and then increasing to up to 10 Changing Places toilets in Renfrewshire over the next five years.
Currently, British Standards 8300/2018 says that Changing Places toilets should be provided in larger buildings and complexes, such as: ?
Most major facilities are putting in changing places and even with the constraints of space and security, Glasgow Airport has found space to install a changing places area.
Changing Places address this need by providing a network of safe and hygienic public facilities situated in convenient locations across the State.
We wish our wheelchairbound family and friends could have a toilet comfort break, (as existing disabled toilets are useless if you cannot walk ), we need more changing places and to have access to large hotel chains to stay in the so-called accessible bedrooms.
Social enterprise Groundwork NE & Cumbria is dedicated to changing lives and changing places across the region including Darlington, Teesside, Wearside, Tyneside and Northumberland and Cumbria Groundwork said that achievements during 2014/15 have included: | Delivering 400 projects across the |region working with some of the most disadvantages communities and individuals; Helping 530 people into work; | Improving and maintaining 452 hec-|tares of land; Planting 10,000 trees; | Involving 41,977 participants in life |and community-enhancing schemes; Diverting 1,457 tonnes of waste from |landfill Providing training for 1,271 individu-|als; Supporting 477 community groups; | Organising health-focused sessions |that involved 2,663 people.
It has been installed with the help of the Changing Places Consortium - a group of organisations working to support the rights of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
Now restrainer, now restrainee, she relishes changing places.