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22nd May 2018

For a change

We use this expression to introduce something different from what is normal.
Usage
Written: 
Yes
Spoken: 
Yes
Formal: 
Yes
Informal: 
Yes
Example 1
What's on TV tonight?
Why don't we go to the cinema for a change? We always watch TV.
OK, good idea.
Example 2
Where are you going on holiday? France again?
No, we thought we would go to Morocco for a change.
Sounds interesting.