take turns

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Synonyms for take turns

do something in turns


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The pairs taking turns earned an average of 40 stickers; the pairs who did not take turns won an average of 38 stickers.
And it's not just in humans, turn-taking has also evolved in animals, including apes, monkeys, birds, and mating pairs of Antarctic penguins that take turns foraging at sea, while their partners incubate eggs or tend to chicks.
Some hermaphrodites take turns being male and female or simultaneously deliver and receive sperm.
ASCENT: Pilgrims take turns to carry the cross; FAITH: Service at Bray Head, Co Wicklow, yesterday