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Pablo requests to change 56” to 142 Cm
Pablo requests to change 56" for 142 cm.

Pablo wants to change blue for white
Pablo wants to change blue to white

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    It depends on context and what you are trying to say. Let's take the second pair first:

    >Pablo wants to change blue for white.

    Here it can mean: Pablo wants to change (a blue shirt) for (a white shirt).

    In this sentence, "change" is used like the verb "exchange." It may not be the best English, but it is a common usage.

    >Pablo wants to change blue to white.

    Here, it is something like Pablo wants to change the color blue to the color white. This sentence is using "change" to mean "substitute."

    Second pair. I am not sure exactly what you mean by this sentence. If you are talking about changing units of measurement, we can say "into" or "to."

    Pablo wants to change 56" into 142 cm.


    Note: I changed "requests" to "wants," because "want" is used much more often than "request" in everyday English.

    "Change to"
    "Exchange for"

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