19 terms

CAE Collocations: CHANGES

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welcome
It made a/an ??? change to see Alex in a suit. He looked very smart for once.
sweeping
The Government has announced plans to make ??? changes to the tax system next year.
economic
The pace of ??? change has been rather slow in this country recently.
dramatic
The lottery win brought about a/an ??? change in her circumstances, which she is finding it difficult to cope with.
adjust
It took him a while to ??? to being a parent.
adjust
You can ??? the height of the chair by pulling this lever here.
converted
The old windmill has been ??? into a small guest house.
converted
Graham Greene ??? to Catholicism at the age of 21.
vary
Prices ??? according to the time of year you decide to travel.
vary
We were advised to ??? the children's diet as much as possible.
modify
Members of the rock group were asked to ??? their behaviour or else leave the hotel.
modify
We had to ??? the design of the car to take account of the rough terrain.
switched
Twelve European countries ??? over to the euro on January1st 2002.
switched
I ??? shifts with Brian so I could go to my sister's wedding.
vary
??? the menu/your routine/in size
convert
??? to Islam/dollars into euros/the loft into a bedroom
adjust
??? your belt/the straps on a bag/the brakes on a car
switch
??? TV channels/university courses/from dictatorship to democracy
modify
??? your language/your views/a piece of equipment
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