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Vary the ways of expressing or doing something.
- ‘New manager Phil Wilson has been ringing the changes since taking over the reins and has virtually a whole new squad to sort out.’
- ‘Just as we thought they couldn't mess around with our phone numbers any more, they're ringing the changes again.’
- ‘But while the traditional white uniforms still feature, and combatants still salute each other before a match, technology is ringing the changes.’
- ‘An estate agency is ringing the changes by offering a round-the-clock way for potential buyers to get instant details of properties on the market.’
- ‘I mean, I love horses, and riding horses and caring for horses has been a major part of my life, but maybe it's time to ring the changes.’
- ‘Police in Sheffield are ringing the changes in a bid to crack mobile phone crime in the light of an alarming rise in bogus complaints.’
- ‘A South Lakeland telecoms training company is ringing the changes by leaving its base for nearly half a century and moving to new premises.’
- ‘Steve Bruce could be tempted to ring the changes in his Birmingham side tomorrow after admitting that two games in less than four days might be too much for his hard-working players.’
- ‘Or to ring the changes, serve topped with a fried egg or slices of blue cheese, and melt under a grill.’
- ‘Inevitably, the transformation of Ireland and the EU is ringing the changes of a society that is refusing to stand still.’
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