trade places with (someone)

idiom

: to be in someone else's situation
I would love to trade places with him.

Examples of trade places with (someone) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With a bestselling music career, booming beauty business and a billion-dollar net worth, Rihanna undoubtedly has plenty of fans who would trade places with her in a heartbeat. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 18 Apr. 2024 Over the next three decades, Matthew David Keirans would trade places with William Donald Woods, steal his identity and send Woods down a path to spend more than 400 days in jail. Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff, Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2024 In an ad for the stuff, ARod plays a Little League coach, who, after losing a bet has to trade places with an equipment manager. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 5 Apr. 2024 However, despite her kids’ humor, intelligence and work ethic, the mother-of-three would not like to trade places with them. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 17 Jan. 2024 Mariner of the Seas will leave Port Canaveral and trade places with Voyager of the Seas from Galveston, with both offering four- and five-night itineraries. Richard Tribou, Orlando Sentinel, 16 Feb. 2023 The number of programs that would gladly trade places with Ohio State is all of them, with the current exception of a couple heavyweights in the SEC. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 25 Nov. 2022 One departing low pressure system will trade places with another low, which will develop off the Delmarva Peninsula tonight and really be in no hurry to move anywhere for several days. Greg Porter, Washington Post, 2 Oct. 2022 Votto - in the hilarious way only Votto could - suggested that Day should trade places with Hils, who impressed Votto with his way with words. Dave Clark, The Enquirer, 14 Sep. 2022

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“Trade places with (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trade%20places%20with%20%28someone%29. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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