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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She added: "We were representing regular women and if they had replaced us with two other regular women I might have been upset.
I believe they have replaced us with all external candidates, spent a fortune in advertising, a tremendous amount of time interviewing and the staff who were not displaced in this office each got a rather large pay rise.
"But the service they replaced us with is just not used that much."
"Dancing for the Vipers was great fun but we both started to move in different directions and they replaced us with some professional dancers.
'I don't think I would even acknowledge him if I saw him in the street now - he has turned his back on his real family and replaced us with Charlotte,' said 21-year-old Elisha, who lives with her unemployed boyfriend Robert Hexter and their children, 18-month-old Ben and two-week-old Chelsea, on a Cardiff council estate.