Alternate, or take turns. This phrase is used either for two individuals alternately performing a task, as in Lifting cement blocks is such heavy work that they decided to change off periodically, or for one person alternately performing two tasks, as in I can concentrate on this book only for short periods so I frequently change off and work in the garden. Also see change of pace.
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Term limits could be a prescription to speed change along.
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
And as he adjusted to this change in circumstances, he screamed at himself a second time: Wait!Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
When we meet them, their lives are unfulfilled, and at no point are we convinced their condition will change.
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
Never was a change more remarkable than that which had come upon Mrs. Collingwood.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
When the whole hunt is hunting up, each single change is made between the whole hunt, and the next bell above it.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy