How to sign switch places in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your index and middle fingers pointing to the side and your palm oriented down. Then, rotate your wrist up so that your palm is oriented upward.


Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of switch places

Beginning and End Frames

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First Frame of switch places

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for switch places
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.

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