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and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.
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change handsTo become the property of someone else; to be bought or sold.
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chump changeA sum of money considered to be insignificant.
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chump changeAn amount of remuneration, reward, or other monetary recompense considered to be insultingly small.
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chump-changeOf or pertaining to something of little monetary value.
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sea changeA profound transformation.
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small changeA minor or insignificant amount of money.
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change of heartA change of one's opinion, belief or decision.
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change of lifeMenopause.
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change one's mindTo convince someone to make a decision differing from what a previous one.
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change one's mindTo decide differently than one had decided before.
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change one's tuneTo change one's story.
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change one's tuneTo reconsider; rethink; to reach a different conclusion.
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change horses in midstreamTo change plans or approaches at an inopportune time, such as when an effort is already underway, generally considered an inadvisable thing to do.
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never change a running systemDon't change something that is working
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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.
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the more things change, the more they stay the sameA proverb making the observation that turbulent changes do not affect reality on a deeper level other than to cement the status quo.
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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.
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come aroundTo change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.
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put aboutTo change direction.
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round offTo change the shape of an object to make it more circular.
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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.
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go from zero to heroTo change from negative outcome to positive outcome. To improve one's fortunes significantly.
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put forwardTo change the time in a time zone to a later time.
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about turnA complete change of opinion, direction, etc.
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baptism by fireA change in initial attitude or ideals through a traumatic situation.
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bend the truthTo change or leave out certain facts of a story or situation, generally in order to elicit a specific response in the audience.
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come full circleTo make a complete change or reform.
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come roundTo change one's opinion.
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dead set againstCompletely opposed, with no possibility of a change of mind.
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end of the worldAny change that seems catastrophic or devastating.
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for the nonceFor the time being, with the expectation that the situation may change.
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go aboutTo change from one tack to another.
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go downTo decrease; to change from a greater value to a lesser one.
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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...
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have second thoughtsTo change one's opinion, or be uneasy about a previous decision.
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how's the weatherIndicating a change of subject to unimportant topics.
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move houseTo change one's place of residence.
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move the goal postsTo unilaterally change the rules, or terms of an agreement, especially in an unfair or underhand way.
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now you're talkingA phrase indicating agreement with a previously stated suggestion to change a course of action.
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old habits die hardExisting habits are hard to change.
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out the windowMade obsolete; altered drastically as a result of situational change.
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plus (literally) The more it changes, the more it's the same thing (sometimes loosely translated as the more things change, the more they stay the same).Although the outward appearance may change, fundamentals are constant.
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put backTo change the time in a time zone to an earlier time.
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put the clock backTo change the time in a time zone to an earlier time.
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put the clock forwardTo change the time in a time zone to a later time.
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road to damascusA road to Damascus moment, or change, is an important point in someone's life where a great change, or reversal, of ideas or beliefs occurs.
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round offTo change a number into an approximation having fewer significant digits.
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shift gearsTo change pace or mode of operation.
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shift gearsTo change the gear by which motion is transmitted from a powered shaft to another shaft, especially in a motor vehicle.
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