switch (shifts) with (someone)

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Definition of switch (shifts) with (someone)

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

Word by Word Definitions

switch play
  1. : a slender flexible whip, rod, or twig

  2. : an act of switching: such as

  3. : a blow with a switch

  1. : to strike or beat with or as if with a switch

  2. : whisk, lash

  3. : to turn from one railroad track to another : shunt

shift play shifts
  1. : to exchange for or replace by another : change

  2. : to change the place, position, or direction of : move

  3. : to make a change in (place)

  1. : a means or device for effecting an end

  2. : a deceitful or underhand scheme : dodge

  3. : an effort or expedient exerted or tried in difficult circumstances : extremity

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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