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    Talking change/turn/remove/switch from one place to another

    He changed/turned/removed/switched from a back seat to a front seat so that he could see more.

    In this sentence,Which usage is correct?

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    Re: change/turn/remove/switch from one place to another

    I would use 'changed'.

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    #3

    Re: change/turn/remove/switch from one place to another

    "Switched" is fine as well. The other two are incorrect.

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    Re: change/turn/remove/switch from one place to another

    I think 'moved' can also be used.

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    Re: change/turn/remove/switch from one place to another

    I was going to say that 'moved' is better than any of the above.

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