make change


: to give someone the change required if he or she pays with or offers a larger amount of money
Can you make change for a twenty?

Examples of make change in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And our current students, so eager to help make change, can and should be partners in those experiments. Marvin Krislov, Fortune, 29 June 2023 One group leading the effort to make change is Black Opry, which has turned into an intersectional movement for hosting and promoting revue-type showcases for Black performers all around the country. Joseph Hudak, Rolling Stone, 28 June 2023 And by then, the opening for the actually good journalists at CNN to make change will be even narrower. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 11 May 2023 In a position to make change The Dodgers used infielder Hanser Alberto as a pitcher 10 times last season. Peter Abraham,, 18 Feb. 2023 To do so, companies must remember: Juneteenth is simply another opportunity to strengthen your year-round efforts to amplify Black voices, educate audiences, build dialogue, and make change — not another reason to put tone-deaf branding on your latest product. Lisa Osborne Ross For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, 8 June 2022 Recognizing the need to empower lawyers to make change in these areas, Scott Peeler, a partner and member of the firm’s executive committee, created the Arent Fox Fellows Program. Paula Davis, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 To Gibson-Snyder, now a student at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, the court system became the only avenue to make change as a 16-year-old. Matthew Brown, Fortune, 12 June 2023 Start by inviting employees from all levels of the organization and include at least one leader who’s empowered to make change. Lisa Bodell, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 See More

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“Make change.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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