ring the changes

ring the changes

vary the ways of expressing, arranging or doing something.

In bell-ringing, the changes are the different sequences in which a peal of bells may be rung.

Related Idioms :

change horses in midstream - do not change horses in midstream

Choose a sensible moment to change your mind. - proverb

This expression is quoted by Abraham Lincoln in 1864 as the saying of an old Dutch farmer. Early versions of it used swap instead of change.

a change is as good as a rest

A change of work or occupation can be as restorative or refreshing as a period of relaxation. – proverb

a change of heart

a move to a different opinion or attitude

change your tune

express a very different opinion or behave in a very different way usually in response to a change in circumstances.

get no change out of

fail to get information or a desired reaction from. - British informal

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