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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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Jams and the cost of travel topped the list of the most annoying things about the daily commute, with delays and dangerous or bad driving coming next.
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Furthermore, disengaged workers do have longer commute times on average compared with engaged workers.
The city of Bellingham received a Commute Smart Employer Champion award in the large employer category.
Gregoire recognized the efforts of these employers and communities April 13, announcing the winners of the 2010 Governor's Commute Smart Awards at a ceremony hosted at the Governor's Mansion in Olympia.
The researchers discovered that the average Brit faces a commute of almost 48 minutes every day.
For Bill Halstead, that means a commute that starts about 4:30 every morning when he pulls out of his driveway at 5,600 feet above sea level in the middle of Los Padres National Forest.
Likewise, we are told the average commute time in the New York City metropolitan area without controlling for distance.
In the process, commutes of more than 60 minutes and "extreme" commutes of more than 90 minutes have become more common.
Over the past 20 years, more and more commuters have begun experiencing a longer and more demanding commute, with long distance commuters being most commonly found in cities and surrounding areas in London, Liverpool and Manchester," said Professor Lyons.
Specifically, if we assume that a taxpayer should live near her workplace, then her decision to live at a distance from it and to commute is deemed to be a personal choice of residence.
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com said they would make a career decision based on commute time.
We now have additional data from a panel of 16 adults (average age of 75 years) who did not commute or leave home regularly; in these adults we found the same coefficient with eNO (exhaled nitric oxide) versus outdoor P[M.
All participating students were asked the same set of open-ended questions: typical commuting mode to and from school, who in the household was the primary decision maker regarding the commute to and from school, and barriers and resources to active commuting.