switch (shifts) with (someone)


: to work someone's shift in exchange for that person working one's shift
He's going to switch (shifts) with me Monday.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Cornell University PhD student Elissa Domingo Badiqué, 40, said they were bothered that so many people employing the hack seemed to feel entitled to switch with the person in the middle — and that some on social media had discussed ways to punish people who wouldn’t switch. Hannah Sampson, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Jan. 2023 Perfect key feel is worth poring over switch specs or even splicing parts from one mechanical switch with another to create the ideal Frankenswitch, as they've been named. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 20 Oct. 2022 San Diego father Steven Davis has faced heart-wrenching challenges finding formula for his medical fragile daughter, who was on an Abbott formula but has had to switch with the recall and subsequent shortages in other brands. Dallas News, 16 May 2022 We were supposed to take turns, but there was always the possibility of bribing or blackmailing another sister to switch with you. Tom Jacobs, Los Angeles Times, 22 Mar. 2022 Houston countered Miller's defensive switch with an 8-0 run. Keith Jenkins, The Enquirer, 2 Mar. 2022 Then, just a few possessions later, Payne forced a switch with this side pick-and-roll between him and Ayton. Shane Young, Forbes, 26 June 2021 Try the Govee smart light switch with an Alexa speaker built right in for just $21.15 with coupon code I23B4U6N. Maren Estrada, BGR, 22 June 2021 Lastly, there’s an upgrade to the magnetic Philips Hue dimmer switch with a detachable wall plate that lets your family and guests control Hue lighting without an app. Thomas Ricker, The Verge, 14 Jan. 2021 See More

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“Switch (shifts) with (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/switch%20%28shifts%29%20with%20%28someone%29. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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