But he'd had no chance to find out why, or even to exchange a word with them.
Father and I did not exchange a word for over a month.
We didn't exchange a single word, as a matter of fact.
He exchanged a few words with her father inside the door.
But an opportunity to exchange a few words did not come until the last day of the trip.
I watched him exchange a few words with the boy and then leave.
They all looked at each other and exchanged a few words.
By now, several long hours later, they'd done it so often that they only needed to exchange a few words.
He hadn't exchanged a word with her since they left.
People brought things, exchanged a word or two and went away again.