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Asprey was inspired to swap out butter for traditional coffee creamers while on a trip to Nepal.
The U.S. got a relatively good deal—three Cuban spies were returned to their country in the swap.
swap out that blond with the A-cup for a busty redhead in an instant.
A webcam girl could offer a “hands on” interactive session without ever having to leave the bedroom or swap bodily fluids.
Eventually, Kiev agreed to swap Kulygina for 17 captured officials, including Budik.
I guess I can swap off with him, but I don’t want to run arter him.
You mean you’ve decided to take up with Payne’s offer and swap your lot for his?
Nothing is more common than for Ministers to ‘swap‘ patronage.
Me and Mrs. Purdy Pell didn’t do anything but swap looks for a minute or so.
He thinks he’ll just swap one of them overcoats for a concertina.
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c.1300, «to strike, strike the hands together,» possibly imitative of the sound of hitting. The sense of «exchange, barter, trade» is first recorded 1590s, possibly from the practice of slapping hands together as a sign of agreement in bargaining. Related: Swapped , swapping . The noun in this sense is attested from 1620s.