change the channel

change the channel

Sl. to switch to some other topic of conversation. Just a minute. I think you changed the channel. Let's go back to the part about you owing me money. Let's change the channel here before there is a fight.
See also: change, channel

change the channel

tv. to switch to some other topic of conversation. Let’s change the channel here before there is a fight.
See also: change, channel
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According to the New York Daily News, his family was adamant about watching a gospel program and refused to change the channel.
Sgo SECRETS FROM THE SKY Fri ITV 8pm NEW SERIES Those who suffer from vertigo may want to change the channel as this fascinating series provides a bird's eye view of the UK's most historic landmarks.
ON A HIGH: Bettany and Ben Sgo SECRETS FROM THE SKY Fri ITV 8pm NEW SERIES Those who suffer from vertigo may want to change the channel as this fascinating series provides a bird's eye view of the UK's most historic landmarks.
25 ( ANI ): A sports channel has reportedly introduced magic horns that automatically change the channel to BeIN ahead of the FIFA World Cup that starts this summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The launch of the satelite will not only change the channel numbers line up but will also allow future channel growth.
And before you tell me to change the channel, I can't - because the tennis fan in my house likes it.
Any time I see him on TV, I don't change the channel.
wife not to change the channel or he would break her arm, but she did not
But, every time stories are broadcast I am forced to change the channel.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- "Don't Change the Channel," the first book from author Jenn Snyder, aims to change the world with tips for community service and inspirational stories about everyday people making a difference in the lives of others.
Softkinetic Vice President of Marketing, Virgile Delporte, said 3-D gesturing can be used to change the channel on a TV without a remote, display interactive advertisements, and even help someone rehabilitate a serious injury.
There are plenty of televisions around the place to watch whatever sport you're into, and they're always happy to change the channel if you ask.
With Queen Latifah emceeing, lman and Palma Lakshmi serving as co-hosts and homage being paid to Bill Clinton, we doubt you'll change the channel on this.
It's OK to be boy-crazy, but know when to change the channel.
Jangling key chains and ringing telephones could inadvertently change the channel.