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transpose

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
transposetrans‧pose /trænˈspəʊz $ -ˈspoʊz/ verb [transitive + into/to] technical  1 formalCHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENT to change the order or position of two or more things2 to use a system or method in a different situation from the one you used it in originally3 APMto write or perform a piece of music in a musical key that is different from the one that it was first written intransposition /ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
transposeBut when you have to transpose by a third or more you have to go back to square one.Wedding and funeral forms, sent in by the families, were passed to me for transposing into the accepted cliches.We may close our eyes tightly against the ramshackle buildings all about and transpose ourselves to the top of Mount Pitt.To see it only need one transpose the four protagonists as follows.I had transposed the last two digits of her phone number.Lacan transposes these structuralist accounts to the level of individual psychosexual development.Those that did not depend upon the land or the sea she might transpose to another setting.If my mind could be transposed to film, I could remember probably about thirty good or really meaningful shots.
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Verb table
transpose
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytranspose
he, she, ittransposes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytransposed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave transposed
he, she, ithas transposed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad transposed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill transpose
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have transposed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam transposing
he, she, itis transposing
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you, we, theyare transposing
Past
I, he, she, itwas transposing
you, we, theywere transposing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been transposing
he, she, ithas been transposing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been transposing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be transposing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been transposing
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