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sub for someone or something

to substitute for someone or something. I have to sub for Roger at work this weekend. Will pliers sub for the wrench you wanted?
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sub someone for (someone else)

 and sub something for something else
to substitute someone for someone else or something for something else. I will sub Chuck for Roger for this next play only. We will sub the red ones for the blue ones.
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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?
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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.
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Further, the report states that in the case of sugar substitutes, the range of product offered is low, and therefore the pricing strategy is not beneficial to its marketers.
System Must Have A Means To Determine Substitute Compensation Based Upon Any Combination Of Factors Including, But Not Limited To:
Substitutes were first allowed in the 1965-66 season, but only in League matches.
In 2008, STEDI, which originally provided training for Utah-based substitute teachers, received federal funding to become a national training center.
Teachers can also leave notes or lesson plans for the substitute on the online system so that the substitute will be prepared before walking through the classroom door.
Gulph Mills, PA 19406) is looking to license a process for making a salt substitute as well as the granule itself.
Skin substitutes or artificial skin substitutes are derived from human tissue, non-human tissue, synthetic materials, and combination of the above materials.
The move would shrink substitute pay to $100 a day and $60 for a half day, and is expected to save the Newhall School District about $25,000, Superintendent Marc Winger said.
A substitute interest or dividend payment received by the security's original owner will be treated for all purposes of the Code as having the same source as the actual dividends or interest paid on that security, regardless of whether the recipient of the substitute payment is a foreign or U.
We were inundated with letters from practitioners as well as members of Congress writing to us on behalf of their constituents," said Steve Schneider, substitute forms program coordinator in the IRS Forms Standardization Project Office.
The feat may help scientists create an inexpensive, disease-free substitute for human blood, say researchers at DNX Corp.
The analysts forecast global bone graft and substitute market to grow at a CAGR of 4.
Numerous manufacturers, mainly small-to medium-sized, exist worldwide and have been producing meat substitute products similar in quality and quantity for decades.
Saladino said he has received complaints from property owners in some areas who did not receive their bills, and has received two dozen calls from others requesting substitute bills.