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exchange flesh

To engage in sexual intercourse. The party atmosphere in college encourages many students to drink too much and exchange flesh with as many people as they can.
See also: exchange, flesh

private branch exchange

A telephone system within an institution or business that can only be used by the people inside that establishment. There was an issue with the private branch exchange this morning, but we hope to have the phones working again shortly.
See also: branch, exchange, private

didn't exchange more than three words with someone

to say hardly anything to someone. (The number may vary.) I know Tom was there, but I am sure that I didn't exchange more than three words with him before he left. We hardly exchanged more than two words the whole evening. Sally and Liz didn't have enough time to exchange more than five words.
See also: exchange, more, three, word

exchange no more than

some number of words with someone and not exchange more than some number of words with someone; hardly exchange more than some number of words with someone; scarcely exchange more than some number of words with someone to say hardly anything to someone. (Always negative.) I know Tom was there, but I am sure that I didn't exchange more than three words with him before he left. We hardly exchanged more than two words the whole evening. Sally and Liz didn't have enough time to exchange more than five words.
See also: exchange, more

exchange something for something

to trade something for something else. I will exchange this one for a larger size. Can this be exchanged for something more suitable?
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exchange something with someone

to trade something with someone. I exchange Christmas presents with him, but I never see him otherwise. Let's exchange coats with each other.
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in exchange (for someone or something)

in return for someone or something. They gave us two of our prisoners in exchange for two of theirs. I gave him chocolate in exchange for some licorice. John gave Mary a book and got a sweater in exchange.
See also: exchange

substitute for someone or something

to serve as a replacement for someone or something. I have to substitute for Roger at work this weekend. Do you think that this will substitute for the one you wanted?
See also: substitute

substitute someone for (someone else)

 and substitute something for something else
to exchange someone or something for someone or something else; to replace someone or something with someone or something else. Shall I substitute Fred for Mary in the front office? Please substitute fish for beef on my dinner order.
See also: substitute

in exchange

Also, in exchange for. In return (for something or someone), as in Jim lent Bill his motorcycle, and Bill offered his car in exchange, or At the party, the guests were given cookies in exchange for the ones they brought. [Late 1500s]
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This ruling can be interpreted to mean that, if a QI is used for exchanges between related parties and either related party receives cash, Sec.
2002-83's application, clients should structure exchanges so that neither related party receives cash in the exchange, or from the sale of either the relinquished property or the replacement property, during the required two-year holding period.
If the EAT holds the property for more than 180 days, the transaction falls outside the safe harbor, thus subjecting the transaction to general tax and legal principles of exchanges without regard to Rev.
2000-37 does not disallow exchange treatment for non-safe harbor reverse exchanges; it merely places those exchanges outside the safe harbor.
Microsoft Exchange provides a rich set of capabilities, including email, personal information management, instant messaging, and real-time collaboration.
The Internet Protocol-based IP SAN, utilizing the recently standardized iSCSI protocol, offers a more economically viable and cost-effective alternative to implementing shared, networked, block storage to facilitate Exchange deployments or server consolidations.
CEOs who have evaluated exchanges in recent months are taking a more conservative approach, asking more questions, weighing the strategic pros and cons not only of joining an exchange but also of evaluating which type of model--public, private or consortium-- they should join.
To be fair, exchanges had potential on paper, so the hoopla is arguably founded.
WITH ITS ISSUANCE OF REVENUE PROCEDURE 2000-37, the IRS ended a long debate and endorsed "reverse" exchanges on real estate and other investment assets.
Despite the myriad of opportunities associated with online B2B exchanges, companies sponsoring, participating or investing in them face a wide range of risks and will need approaches to deal with them.
Reverse exchanges provide an opportunity for investors to "warehouse" acquired properties, reserving the right to match them with other properties they may sell within the time limits for a tax-deferred exchange.
Until recently, most resources being sold on the Internet were focused on business-to-consumer (B2C) exchanges.
Since then, state and federal funding, plus corporate sponsorships, have kept NHME and the country's other nonprofit materials exchanges afloat.
Jack Sandner, chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, said, "In less than two decades, Chicago has been transformed from hog butcher to the world to the financial market capital of the world, and the four Chicago exchanges have played a pivotal role in that transformation.
Because corporate status is a prerequisite to the application of the nonrecognition provisions, the denial of corporate status under section 367(a) causes the exchanges to be taxable.