change around

idiom

variants or British change round
: to change the order or positions of the parts of (something)
When I got back everything in my office had been changed around.
I had to change the schedule round a little.

Examples of change around in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a recent interview, Dr. Catena shed light on the significant hurdles the wine industry faces in driving measurable and sustained change around environmental sustainability. Erica Duecy, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 The religious service marks a rare moment of company for many, after two years of whirlwind change around them. Nick Paton Walsh, CNN, 23 Feb. 2024 To the naked eye, little will change around you, although the shapes of shadows will go blurry as the moon covers much of the sun and changes the light arriving on Earth. Stephanie Pappas, Scientific American, 8 Feb. 2024 The holidays are also a time of environmental change around the house, between the flashy decorations and loud crowds of people entering the home. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 18 Dec. 2023 Her writing can also veer into the sort of hammy foreshadowing one might find in a middle grade novel: Things are going to change around here! Lauren Michele Jackson, The New Yorker, 29 Oct. 2023 Faces will change around the returning core of Lamont Butler, Jaedon LeDee, Darrion Trammell and Micah Parrish. Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Oct. 2023 Predictions are also similar on the West Coast as leaf peepers can expect to see peak colors change around the same Oct. 9 to Oct. 13 dates in Washington state. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 31 Aug. 2023 But that began to change around 2014, and the pandemic hypercharged the change. Alan Murray, Fortune, 11 Aug. 2023

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“Change around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change%20around. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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