replace (someone or something) with (someone or something)

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replace (someone or something) with (someone or something)

To substitute a person or thing in the place of someone or something; to provide someone or something that assumes the function, role, or status of someone or something. They're looking to replace the manager with someone who is a bit better educated. I feel like we're all going to be replaced by machines someday.
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Nathan Damigo, founder of the white supremacist group Identity Evropa, attended the event and spoke into a camera: "Shia LaBeouf, you will not replace us with your globalism." By May the slogan was appearing on white supremacist fliers and on Twitter.
If we were to do that, as elected representatives of Gateshead, the Government would replace us with commissioners who would run the council completely differently.
Almost with disregard to partywe have sought to build a consensus on what is the realistic level of expenditure that can be maintained in the context of the largest decrease of funds ever known in the city from any central government We have all sought to look at every avenue to minimise the inescapable detrimental impact on our city We have not asked the totalworkforce to all share compulsory redundancies in a shallowgesture of defiance, nor havewe sought to move the city towards insolvency and the excuse for this Tory Democrat government to abolish the elected councillors and replace us with a faceless auditor.
They try their level best to find faults with others, so that they can replace us with one of their communities.
Some might like to replace us with robots but it's important to have a human face in charge.
"It appears Middlesbrough are planning to replace us with two new goalkeepers," Nash was quoted as saying in the press today.
We saw this suggestion as an attempt to empty the Middle East of Christians and to replace us with Palestinians who had lost their lands--thus solving the region's problems on our backs.
Valerie Letellier, head of a branch of the union, told a press conference, ''The institute is trying to replace us with worse-paid instructors and we are worried about our position.