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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of alternate.

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Examples

  • The first 32 issues featured Lee Falk's The Phantom stories, but thereafter, the title alternated between various King Features characters, including Mandrake, Flash Gordon, and Buz Sawyer.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • The first 32 issues featured Lee Falk's The Phantom stories, but thereafter, the title alternated between various King Features characters, including Mandrake, Flash Gordon, and Buz Sawyer.

    The Phantom's Ward, Rex in "The Captive King" (Indrajal Comics;1975)

  • The other evening the clergyman dined with us, and throughout the meal discussions of the rubric alternated with talk about delicacies of the table!

    The Unclassed

  • A glance back showed Barriss hanging on for dear life, while Anakin's expression alternated between grim determination and youthful alarm.

    The Cat is a Metaphor

  • At the guard post behind the chaparral bush, Call alternated between being irritated and being worried.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • With Deets dead, Augustus and Call alternated the scouting duties.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • At the guard post behind the chaparral bush, Call alternated between being irritated and being worried.

    Dead Man’s Walk

  • With Deets dead, Augustus and Call alternated the scouting duties.

    Lonesome Dove

  • When I played football in the morning with the kids, my draft nickname alternated between "Duke" and "white boy."

    The Chronicle

  • LOPEZ: Well, at the time the situation was good for me as far as the hours and working overnight, because I had children to tend to, and I kind of alternated working at night.

    CNN Transcript Jun 26, 2002

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