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Musical chairs   /mjˈuzɪkəl tʃɛrz/   Listen
Musical chairs

noun
1.
A child's game in which players march to music around a group of chairs that contains one chair less than the number of players; when the music abruptly stops the players scramble to sit and the player who does not find a chair is eliminated; then a chair is removed and the march resumes until only the winner is seated.  Synonym: going to Jerusalem.
2.
A rearrangement that has no practical effect or significance.  "Shareholders don't want the company playing musical chairs with their investment"






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