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 Meanings and Examples of EXCHANGE
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exchange
 n.  substitute; trade in; give in return for something received
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  When Lincoln refused to exchange prisoners, believing it would hasten the end of the war to burden the Confederacy with the feeding and guarding of Union prisoners, there were thousands of bluecoats at Andersonville, Georgia.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  She promised God good behavior in exchange for favors.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
3  Only in the arms of the father of that child could she find comfort, in the exchange of memories and grief that might hurt at first but would help to heal.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
4  "Well, if Gwen doesn't care to be seen wearing it she can always exchange it for something else," she remarked.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
5  Miss Bart, during this brief exchange of words, remained in admirable erectness, slightly isolated from the embarrassed group about her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
6  Besides, they would exchange the whaling news, and have an agreeable chat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
7  He had in some way lost on exchange in New York, and the railway fare to Nebraska was more than they had expected.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
8  It was very warm, and for a while they did nothing but exchange remarks about the heat, the sun, the glare.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
9  Jurgis thought he saw him exchange a swift glance with the girl as he spoke, and he demanded quickly.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 15
10  The measurements agreed, and the former unhesitatingly pronounced that the footstep was that of David, who had once more been made to exchange his shoes for moccasins.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
11  But the change of posture had permitted Duncan to exchange glances with the firm and piercing eyes of Uncas.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
12  Now, friend," said Hawkeye, addressing David, "an exchange of garments will be a great convenience to you, inasmuch as you are but little accustomed to the make-shifts of the wilderness.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
13  David parted with the several articles named with a readiness that would have done great credit to his liberality, had he not certainly profited, in many particulars, by the exchange.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
14  It would be an unequal exchange, to give a warrior, in the prime of his age and usefulness, for the best woman on the frontiers.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
15  "Your ears might not have profited much by the exchange, had you been quicker of foot," returned the scout a little dryly.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
Example Sentence: (60 in 5 pages)
16  The dollar is expected to fall in the foreign exchange markets.
17  These factories have displaced tourism as the country's largest source of foreign exchange.
18  We need to promote an open exchange of ideas and information.
19  It was improper of the broker to withhold the information from the stock exchange.
20  The stock exchange rallied in response to the announcement of massive American investment.
21  I've offered to paint the kitchen in exchange for a week's accommodation.
22  The exchange rate is likely to fall in the near future.
23  Genetic engineers transpose or exchange bits of hereditary material from one organism to the next.
24  The meeting was described as 'a frank and honest exchange of views'.
25  Your innocuous miss who refused to give up in exchange for who collapsed to.
26  We must send our most trusted officer to parley with their leaders for an exchange of prisoners.
27  There is something magical about the pure exchange of love between parent and child.
28  The exchange of prisoners took place this morning.
29  Theory suggests that an exchange rate change may be the appropriate response to a country specific shock.
30  The shortage of good stock has kept some investors away from the stock exchange.