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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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Abdulmuntaqim Ad-Deen 6 Baltimore, MD - Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; District of Maryland; Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 8, 2008); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 180 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
Lesly Alexis 6 Boca Raton, FL - Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine powder and more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Northern District of FloridaSentence: 384 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (July 29, 2003); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 262 months' imprisonment.
Anderson 6 Barre, VT- Offense: Possession with intent to distribute MDMA; distribution of MDMA; District of MassachusettsSentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 16, 2009); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on July 18, 2017.
Terry Anderson 6 Mabank, TX- Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to launder money; Eastern District of TexasSentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 1, 1997); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on January 19, 2019, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
Kevin Lavon Andrews 6 Clearwater, FL- Offense: Carrying or possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine; Middle District of FloridaSentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 120 months' supervised release (February 11, 2009); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 156 months' imprisonment, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment
6 Shreveport, LA- Offense: Possession with intent to distribute; possession of a firearm in relation to drug trafficking; Western District of LouisianaSentence: 180 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (March 6, 2008); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 19, 2017.
Autery 6 Winter Haven, FL- Offense: Possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of FloridaSentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 4, 2007); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 19, 2017.
Connie Avalos 6 Menifee, CA- Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Eastern District of Kentucky; Sentence: Life imprisonment (November 30, 2009); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 235 months, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug abuse treatment.
Baines 6 Kansas City, MO- Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine; Western District of Louisiana; Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 27, 2006); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on January 19, 2019, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
Tonya Barney 6 Ivins, UT- Offense: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; District of Utah; Sentence: 204 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 10, 2010); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on January 19, 2019, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug abuse treatment.
David Barren 6 Pittsburgh, PA-Offense: Conspiracy to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine; conspiracy to structure financial transactions; concealment money laundering (31 counts); structuring (two counts); money laundering 6 avoid reporting requirements (six counts); promotion money laundering (2 counts); money laundering over $10,000 (seven counts); District of Maryland;  Sentence: Life imprisonment; 5 years' supervised release (August 11, 2010); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug abuse treatment.
Herman Barron, III 6 Brooklyn, NY- Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (crack); Eastern District of Tennessee; Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 25, 2004); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 19, 2017.
Tony Barrow 6 New York, NY- Offense: Importation of cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; District of Puerto Rico; Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; 4 years' supervised release (November 16, 2004); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 19, 2017.
Senaca Bartlett 6 Chicago, IL- Offense: Possess with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base ("crack cocaine"); Western District of Wisconsin; Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 29, 2005); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on January 19, 2019, conditioned upon enrollment in residential drug treatment.
Christopher Bass 6 Orlando, FL- Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine and more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Northern District of FloridaSentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 10, 2004); Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to a term of 360 months' imprisonment.