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change course

This page is about the collocation change course

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to go in a different direction

For example

  • If the ship hadn't changed course, it would've hit the rocks.

  • American foreign policy changed course dramatically after the events of 2001.

Quick Quiz

When a plane's changing course, it's

a. changing speed

b. changing direction

c. changing its destination

Contributor: Matt Errey