transpose (something) from (something)

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transpose (something) from (something)

1. To change a note, chord, or piece of music from a particular key (to a different one). I asked my student to transpose the chord from the key of G. I have to transpose most of the song from its original key to a lower one that's actually in my vocal range.
2. To transfer something from a particular location, usage, or context (to a different one). On paper it sounds like a promising theory, but it would be difficult if not impossible to transpose it from theory to the real world.
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