make change

make change

 (for someone) (for something)
1. to return change [coins] for someone to use for some purpose. Will you please make change for me for the telephone? I will make change for the telephone for you.
2. to return change [coins or bills or both] to someone for paper money. The clerk refused to make change for her for the dollar bill. I will be happy to make change for a ten for you.
See also: change, make
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The animated characters of Penny and Bill will show children ages 6 through 8 just how they can count money and make change in the lively, colorful, entertaining and instructive Rock 'N Learn DVD "Money & Making Change".
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Recent cases show that companies can't make change stick by mimicking the generalisations of the latest guru and imposing a concept of change at odds with the company's values - especially if it overturns at a stroke time-honoured processes and systems.
They have proven that each of us has the ability to make change for families who have lost virtually everything.
Kids learn to count money, make change and add and subtract decimals as they help the critter clientele develop a flair for fashion
The human rights groups believe the provisional government should adopt new public budget or make changes in the current budget.
Their research found that 96 per cent of companies were planning to make changes to their workplace pension schemes; 68 per cent said they were making changes because they were concerned about risk; 60 per cent needed to reduce cost and 45 per cent were making changes as a result of the 2009 budget.
Forty-seven percent of those surveyed said that the 401(k) plan at their firm included at least one of the "tainted" funds; of those, 75 percent have made or may make changes to their plans in response.
When anthrax began showing up in America's mail, Rohde knew the $27 billion manufacturer would need to make changes to protect its employees and its food.
At this point, Gilbert said, the RSA can only hope the Senate will understand the necessity to make changes in the law and force the Assembly to go along.
When I make changes or devote resources to the website, I want to make sure they are improvements that deliver results for my business.
Among those companies affected by tainted funds, three-quarters already have made or may make changes in their plans in response to the scandal: 38% have already made changes, 8% have plans to make changes, and another 31% are considering changes.
Across all companies, including those that have not been affected by tainted funds, half are at least considering changes: 21% have already made changes, 6% are planning to make changes, and 23% are considering changes.
Companies that Companies that Companies that already made plan to are considering changes make changes changes Eliminate all funds from tainted family 47% 41% 31% Selectively eliminate tainted funds but not entire family 25% 24% 32% Add new providers 52% 77% 49%
Almost two-thirds (65 percent) of 1,380 employers surveyed who offer retiree health care benefits either have altered their programs within the past two years, or intend to make changes by 1993.