Wednesday, January 25, 2012


Exchange = To give in return for something received; trade: to give and receive reciprocally; interchange: exchange gifts; exchange ideas; to give up for a substitute; to turn in for replacement.

Synonyms: change, interchange, transfer, replace, substitute.

Example: He exchanged a position in the private sector for a post in government sector.

Usage in Sentence: Exchange for, not to.

Don’t say: He exchanged his collection of coins by some foreign stamps.

ΓΌ Say: He exchanged his collection of coins for some foreign stamps.

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