English version

ring the changes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishring the changesring the changesBritish EnglishCHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENT to make changes to something, not because it needs changing but just in order to make it more interesting, more attractive etc Choose a variety of foods and ring the changes with meals. ring
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ring the changesIt's a stunning dress but it's meant for a woman with lots of clothes to ring the changes.That's because we haven't published it yet ... Yep, it's time to ring the changes.The owners of this modern kitchen preferred a wood appearance and so they rang the changes.To ring the changes, hair was sprayed at the roots and lightly backcombed for an alternative look.With a good group ring the changes - try for different effects with new faces at the front.To ring the changes, try orange or lime-flavoured jellies for the cheesecake.You should choose a variety of foods and ring the changes with meals.Slicked scrunched or back-combed, you can ring the changes with these inspiring styles.
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