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switch over (to someone or something)

1. To select or change to a different or alternative person or thing. We're switching over to a digital-only business model—producing physical products is just too costly. The studio switched over to a director who had more experience in action films. I'm going to start drinking diet soda, but I'll wait until after Christmas to switch over.
2. To cause someone or something to change or shift from one person or thing to another. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "switch" and "over." The doctors switched me over to a different medicine for my cholesterol. The company is switching everyone over to a new computer system that's supposed to be more secure.
3. To change to a particular television channel or radio station. We can switch over to your cartoon show once the news is finished. Don't switch over—I want to hear what the weather will be like this weekend.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

switch someone or something over to someone or something

to transfer electronically a signal from someone or something to someone or something else. Tom is on the line. Shall I switch him over to Jeff? Please switch the call over to my other line.
See also: over, switch

switch someone or something over to something

to reassign, change, or convert someone or something to something. They switched me over to a later flight. I want to switch my furnace over to gas.
See also: over, switch
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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