change over

Meaning: to stop using one thing or one system and start using another one instead

Synonym: switch

For example:

  • change over to sth When did your country change over to the metric system of weights and measures?

  • change over to sth I changed over to Mac computers after my last PC was attacked by a virus and I lost some really important files.

Quick Quiz:

We're going to change over to solar energy because

a. it's not the best option

b. it's a very expensive option

c. it's the best long-term option

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