for a change


: as something different from what is usual
Let's eat out for a change.
Why don't you help me out for a change instead of me always helping you?!

Examples of for a change in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those living in the warning area were urged Sunday evening to remain vigilant and prepare for a change in the situation. Ryan MacAsero, The Mercury News, 2 June 2024 The first is the one that is deeply familiar with the genre, made up of those who will appreciate that the story takes the killer’s point of view for a change. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2024 Desperate for a change, Blow implored his team to look inside, bruising the Golden Bulls and earning extra possessions, all while wearing their opponents down for the long haul. Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 28 Feb. 2024 An Arkansas man finally won big after letting the computer decide his lottery numbers for a change. Lauren Liebhaber, Kansas City Star, 21 May 2024 Specifically, Carey has been calling for a change in state developmental disabilities systems. Greg Wehner, Fox News, 16 May 2024 In the summer of 1981, there had been rioting in major cities, and a large majority in Thatcher’s cabinet had called for a change in policy. Tim Lankester, Fortune, 16 May 2024 Tribes and environmental justice organizations also oppose the state’s application for a change in water rights to build and operate the tunnel. Calmatters, The Mercury News, 16 May 2024 The main compartment of the bag is spacious enough for a change of clothes, sneakers, grips, tennis balls, and more essential items to ensure a pleasant day on the court. Chadner Navarro, Travel + Leisure, 15 May 2024

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“For a change.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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