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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 (one)

Didn't talk to one much or at length. I'm not sure how Lydia's doing—I didn't exchange more than three words with her at the dinner party.
See also: exchange, more, three, word

exchange (something) with (one)

To trade or swap something with someone else. Don't tell mom that I exchanged half of my sandwich with one of the others kids for a bag of chips. Mom wants us to save our money instead of exchanging Christmas gifts with each other this year.
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exchange (something) for (something)

To return or trade an item for something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "exchange" and "for." These shoes are way too big—I need to exchange them for a smaller size. April wants to exchange one of her birthday gifts for something she likes better.
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exchange no more than (an amount of) words

To speak only briefly to someone. A certain number of words is stated after "than." I did see Miranda tonight, but we exchanged no more than three words, so I don't know how she's doing. Steve must be mad at me—we exchanged no more than two words all day.
See also: amount, exchange, more, no, word

have words (with someone)

To argue, quarrel, or speak angrily (with someone). John's having words with Danny over the phone bills he's been racking up. I'll have to have words with him if his behavior doesn't improve. It sounds like Tom and Mary are having words again.
See also: have, word

exchange words (with someone)

To argue, quarrel, or speak angrily (with someone). John exchanged words with Danny over the phone bills he's been racking up. I'll have to exchange words with him if his behavior doesn't improve. It sounds like Tom and Mary are exchanging words again.
See also: exchange, word

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, no

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.
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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?
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]
See also: exchange

have/exchange ˈwords (with somebody) (about something)

(especially British English) argue or quarrel with somebody because you do not like the way they have behaved: I had to have words with him about his behaviour.They both got angry and had words.
See also: exchange, have, word
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When the improvements are constructed and become part of the replacement property, that property (including the newly constructed improvements) is then exchanged for the relinquished property.
This rule applies if (i) both the foreign acquiring and the foreign acquired corporations were members of the same affiliated group (as specially defined(50)) immediately before the exchange, (ii) a domestic corporation satisfies the ownership requirements for indirect tax credits under section 902 with respect to the foreign acquiring corporation immediately after the transaction, and (iii) common stock is exchanged in the transaction for either preferred stock (other than fully participating preferred) or, at the district director's discretion, common or preferred stock that participates disproportionately in the return on particular assets (so-called "tracking stock").
The new rules make clear that exchanges of partnership interests after July 18, 1984, will not qualify under IRC section 1031, regardlesss of whether the interests exchanged are general or limited, or are interests in the same or different partnerships.
On that clay, T exchanged his land for A's building; A then sold the land, by assignment of contract rights, to the purchaser located by T.
354, provided the instruments exchanged constitute securities within the meaning of Sec.
1031 states that no gain or loss is recognized if property held for trade or business or investment use is exchanged solely for property of like kind that will be held for trade or business or investment use.
The portal helps us identify the true volume of data exchanged which has been especially useful in enabling us to plan for surges in traffic volume or identifying new peers.
1031, gains can be deferred when the taxpayer's property is exchanged for other property in a transaction that meets three basic requirements.
The Company expects to consummate the exchange offers by March 25, 2004, at which time the tendered notes will be exchanged for an aggregate of approximately 223 million shares of Revlon's Class A common stock, which includes shares issued in exchange for accrued interest.
The maximum principal amount of notes that may be exchanged for cash is $150 million reduced by the aggregate principal amount of any notes tendered and exchanged in the exchange offers for shares of Revlon Class A common stock in excess of the amounts the Institutional Investor and MacAndrews & Forbes currently hold and have agreed to tender for exchange.
These securities may not be exchanged or sold, nor may offers to exchange or offers to buy them be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.