Translation of exchange in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable or uncountable (of information, greetings, insults) there was an exchange of shotsno exchanges on sale goodshubo un tiroteoa fair exchangeno se cambian los artículos rebajadosin exchange for somethingun cambio justo or equitativoto give/take something in exchange for somethinga cambio de algoto gain/lose on o by the exchangedar/tomar algo a cambio de algosalir ganando/perdiendo con el cambioExample sentences1.2 countable (of students) to do an exchange (British English)
hacer un intercambioExample sentences1.3 countable (dialogue)
- The lower capital gains rates apply to sales or exchanges received after May 5, 2003.
- In exchange, the taxpayers receive $10 million in annual rent, which will never come close to reimbursing the city and state for their costs.
- The agreement establishes commissions to delineate the disputed border and provides for the exchange of prisoners and the return of displaced people.
a heated exchangeintercambio (masculine) de palabrasun acalorado intercambio de palabrasExample sentences1.4 countable (Military, Sport) in the opening exchanges
- Despite the serious nature of the expertise shared by the lifesavers, Moreton College's Rob Kreisler said the exchange visit was also a chance to build friendships across the Atlantic.
- Ms Morrison-Tohol and Ms Wennmacher were in Castlebar accompanying a group from the Hochstadt Kolping Familie on an exchange visit with the local Scouts.
- Emmanuel said a St Lucian team will be preparing for an exchange visit from St Vincent, in mid-December, to engage in a variety of sporting disciplines.
1.5 uncountable (of currency)en los contactos iniciales(before noun) (booth/facilities)de cambioExample sentences
- MANY THINK that Corporation council meetings always witness heated exchanges, since it deals with only ‘serious’ issues.
- During one of the debate's most heated exchanges, Copps and Manley unsuccessfully tried to pin down Martin on the issue of campaign finance reform.
- There were heated exchanges at the meeting, with Mr Martin making an impassioned speech defending his position.
- However, some shops may ask you to pay in sterling and may apply currency exchange and commission rates which are unfavourable.
- They never knew about the two-room flats and sleeping rooms he rented, the weekly money orders sent home, the currency exchange.
- Another fact is that currency exchange is a profitable business because there is demand.
- 2 countable (Telecom)also: telephone exchangeExample sentences
- Motorola developed the first cellphone system more than 20 years ago, along with the exchanges that connect standard cellphones to the public telephone network.
- In September KPNQwest announced it would install its equipment in BT local exchanges to offer broadband DSL services in the UK.
- Only two years after they successfully fought off plans for three transmitters, the residents are now gearing up for a battle with two telecoms companies over the exchange in Lower Prospect.
- 1.1 (give in place of) See examples:to exchange something
forsomethingcan I exchange this for a larger size?cambiar algo poralgowhere can we exchange dollars for pesos?¿puedo cambiar esto por una talla más grande?1.2¿dónde podemos cambiar dólares a or (Spain) en pesos?(prisoners)hacer un intercambio or canje de(information/addresses)(blows)darse(insults)we exchanged a few wordsthey exchanged words about itcruzamos unas palabraswe exchanged glances when we saw him arrivetuvieron una discusión al respectoto exchange somethingnos miramos cuando lo vimos llegar withsomebodyI exchanged seats with himwe exchanged greetings with themcambié de asiento con élle cambié el asientoto exchange contracts (in UK)nos saludamossuscribir el contrato de compraventaExample sentences
- And thank you also to all the other men who entered the ring to exchange blows with me.
- They seemed keen to keep in touch once they returned to India so we exchanged e-mail addresses.
- Dean Allan later told police the conversation got him wound up, and when his wife returned they exchanged words.
- According to the company's norms the ticket is non-transferable nor can it be exchanged for cash.
- This leaves people with the choice of either getting whiplash from being forced to sit in the very front row, or to exchange their ticket for a Silvercity gift certificate.
- A receipt given by the eSeva clerk becomes the valid ticket for the movie with the purchaser not having to exchange it for a ticket at the cinema hall before the show.
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