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as in to swap
to give up (something) and take something else in return switched the real grapes for fake ones switched the day of his flight from Thursday to Friday

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as in to flick
to move from side to side or up and down with quick jerky motions cows lazily switching their tails and chewing their cud

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as in to reverse
to change (as an opinion) to the contrary a politician who has switched his position on a number of issues

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as in flick
a quick jerky movement from side to side or up and down that telltale switch of the cat's tail meant there was a mouse under the piano

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“Switch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/switch. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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