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make change (for something)

To give someone the equivalent in coins for a paper banknote. I need to use the payphone, but I only have bills. Can you make change? Hi there, could you make change for a dollar?
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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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