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commute between (places)

To make a routine trip between one's home and one's place of work or school. Until you relocate, you'll have to commute between Philadelphia and Manhattan every day.
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commute from (some place)

To make a routine trip to one's place of work or school from another location (often where one lives). Until you relocate to Manhattan, you'll have to commute from Philadelphia for work.
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commute (something) into (something)

1. To make a routine trip (typically into a city) to one's place of work or school. Until I relocate, I'll have to commute into Manhattan for work every day.
2. To change or transform something into something else. I doubt that the judge will commute that sentence into a lesser punishment.
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commute between places

to travel between the place where one works and the place where one lives. I have to commute between Chicago and Detroit every week. Mary has commuted between New York City and New Jersey for years.
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commute from some place

to travel to work from some place. I commute from way out in the country. Betty commutes from only a few miles away and will be here very soon.
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commute something into something

to change something into something. No one, as it turns out, can commute lead into gold. I had hoped to commute this argument into a sensible discussion, but it is hopeless.
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Those who commuted more than 15 miles to work were less likely to meet recommendations for moderate to vigorous physical activity, and had a higher likelihood of obesity.
Latest statistics from the Welsh Assembly Government show that in 2007 about 81,000 people living in Wales commuted elsewhere (predominantly England) to work.
In November 1994, he commuted the sentence for a Nebraska defendant sentenced to five months in jail for perjury during a bankruptcy proceeding.
In April 1995, he commuted the sentence for an Ohio defendant facing 33 months for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
double-'A'/Negative/--) of Boston, decided to place the company in run-off, Liberty Re has actively canceled, transferred, or commuted the majority of its life and health contracts.