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Synonyms for take turns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alternate, take turns(verb)

    do something in turns

    "We take turns on the night shift"

    switch, alternate, flip, understudy, tack, flip-flop, jump, interchange


  1. take turns(verb)

    alternate, take it in turns

  2. take turns(verb)

    Of two or more people, to do the same thing one after another.

    alternate, take it in turns

  3. take turns(verb)

    To assume a place in a sequence of successions.

    alternate, take it in turns

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  1. taketurns

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How to use take turns in a sentence?

  1. Huang Haojie:

    We take turns to rest and work once every other day, and then basically everyone works nearly 12 hours on that day.

  2. Javier Soch and Seth Ortega:

    The game is no different, when we’re walking around we take turns we kind of glance at the phone while the other looks up and around, it’s just something that we’re taught to do.

  3. Drell Szyfer:

    There is very little at work that is' that important' that I can't also make time for the times I'm needed at school, my husband and I do take turns and I do miss some things, but I also make a lot more [ of them ] than I used to. Having a child who just graduated from high school helps to put a lot in perspective -- I spent time at her graduation thinking about how fast it all went and all the foolish decisions I made that prevented me from' being there.'.

  4. Ancient Simian Proverb:

    Plato described in great detail a plan for government in which philosophers would take turns ruling the less able people of the country. As you may remember, Plato and his friends were philosophers.

  5. State Mike Pompeo:

    I've watched my life take turns that one would never have expected, but it's not something I want to do. I want to stay here and continue to perform the mission that I'm serving President President Trump, and I hope doing a good turn for the American people as well.

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