|change for the better
||improve, become better
||My attitude has changed for the better. I'm more positive now.
||change owners, be sold or traded
||That condo changed hands three times in one year - three owners!
|change horses in mid stream
||change plans/methods after you have begun a competition or business
||We're in the furniture business, not clothing. We can't change horses in mid stream.
|change of heart
||change from negative to positive
||Now he seems friendly toward us. Has he had a change of heart?
|change your mind
||choose a different plan, change your decision
||Please change your mind about leaving home. Please don't go.
|change your tune
||change your attitude, change your mind
||If the price of a barrel of oil goes down, he'll change his tune.
||saying things that ruin a person's reputation, muckrake
||"What did they say about him?" "It was mainly gossip and character assassination."
||number of dense people, number of dummies
||If I join your company, the character density will decrease.
||buy or purchase on credit, put it on the bill
||The clerk said, "If you don't have cash, you can charge it."
|charity begins at home
||first help the needy in your own community; then help others
||If you want to help the poor, remember that charity begins at home.