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to shift: to move, to transfer, to change position, to relocate, to displace
To shift expresses a lateral movement:
He shifted the backpack from his right shoulder to his left because his right shoulder started to hurt.
We have shifted our focus from teenagers to senior citizens. This change is due to extensive market research.
a shift a move, a switch, a displacement
a (work) shift: a time period (where you are at work)
On Mondays, my shift at the factory begins at 7:30, and ends at 5:00 pm. However, if all the work is done early I can leave at 4:30 pm.
the night shift working at night

Pronunciation examples
UK: After a brief introduction, the focus shifted to the issue of the day.
US: I'm working the late shift tonight.

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