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turn

 (tûrn)
v. turned, turn·ing, turns
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve: A motor turns the wheels.
b. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening: turn the key; turn a screw.
2. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement: turned the iron to a hotter setting.
3. To perform or accomplish by rotating or revolving: turn a somersault.
4.
a. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side: turn the steak; turn a page.
b. To spade or plow (soil) to bring the undersoil to the surface.
c. To reverse and resew the material of (a collar, for example).
5. To revolve in the mind; meditate on; ponder: turned the question in her mind.
6.
a. To give a rounded form to (wood, for example) by rotating against a cutting tool.
b. To give a rounded shape to (clay, for example) by rotating and shaping with the hands or tools.
c. To give a rounded form to: turn a heel in knitting a sock.
d. To give distinctive, artistic, or graceful form to: "They know precisely how to turn a dramatic line or phrase that is guaranteed to make the evening news" (William Safire).
7.
a. To change the position of by traversing an arc of a circle; pivot: turned his chair toward the speaker.
b. To present in a specified direction by rotating or pivoting: turn one's face to the wall.
c. To cause (a scale) to move up or down so as to register weight: Even a feather will turn a delicate scale.
8.
a. To fold, bend, or twist (something).
b. To change the position or disposition of by folding, bending, or twisting: Turn the design right side up on your jacket buttons. Turn the hat inside out.
c. To make a bend or curve in: strong enough to turn a bar of steel.
d. To blunt or dull (the edge of a cutting instrument).
e. To injure by twisting: turn an ankle.
f. To upset or make nauseated: That story turns my stomach.
9. To change the direction or course of: turn the car to the left.
10.
a. To divert or deflect: turn a stampede.
b. To reverse the course of; cause to retreat: "Then turn your forces from this paltry siege / And stir them up against a mightier task" (Shakespeare).
11. To make a course around or about: turn a corner.
12. To reach and pass (a specified age): My niece has turned two.
13. To change the purpose, intention, or content of by persuasion or influence: Her speech turned my thinking.
14. To change the order or disposition of; unsettle: "Sudden prosperity had turned [his] head" (Thomas Macaulay).
15.
a. To aim or focus: turn one's gaze to the sky; turned the camera on the speaker.
b. To devote or apply (oneself, for example) to something: She turned herself to law.
16. To cause to act or go against; make antagonistic: The scandal turned public opinion against the candidate.
17. To cause to go in a specific direction; direct: They turned their steps toward home.
18. To send, drive, or let go: turn the bully out of the bar; turned the dog loose.
19. To pour, let fall, or otherwise release (contents) from or into a receptacle: Turn the dough onto a floured board.
20.
a. To cause to take on a specified character, nature, identity, or appearance; change or transform. Used with to or into: water that had been turned to ice; turn a rundown house into a show place.
b. To affect or change the color of: Autumn turns the green leaves golden.
c. To make sour; ferment: Lack of refrigeration turned the milk.
21. To exchange; convert. Used with to or into: turns her singing talent into extra money.
22. To keep in circulation; sell and restock: We turned a great deal of merchandise during the holidays.
23.
a. To make use of: turned the situation to our advantage.
b. To get by buying and selling: turn a fair profit.
24. To perform successfully; complete: turn a double play.
25. Slang To perform (an act of prostitution): turning tricks.
v.intr.
1. To move around an axis or center; rotate or revolve.
2. To have a sensation of revolving or whirling, especially as a result of dizziness or giddiness: My head is turning.
3. To change position from side to side or back and forth: I tossed and turned all night.
4. To progress through pages so as to arrive at a given place: Please turn to page 31.
5.
a. To operate a lathe.
b. To be formed on a lathe: a softwood that turns easily.
6. To direct one's way or course: The truck turned into the gas station. Turn off the highway at the next exit.
7. To change or reverse one's way, course, or direction: Too tired to go farther, we turned toward home.
8. To change one's actions or attitudes adversely; become hostile or antagonistic: The peasants turned against the cruel king.
9. To attack suddenly and violently with no apparent motive: The lion turned on the animal trainer.
10. To channel one's attention, interest, or thought toward or away from something: "In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love" (Tennyson).
11. To devote or apply oneself to something, as to a field of study: Unsuccessful in math, the student turned to biology.
12. To convert to a religion.
13. To switch one's loyalty from one side or party to another.
14.
a. To have recourse to a person or thing for help, support, or information: You can always turn to me for advice.
b. To start to use (something) as a solution to a problem or relief of distress: When things got really bad, he turned to drugs.
15. To depend on something for success or failure; hinge: "The election would turn not on ideology but on competence" (George F. Will).
16.
a. To change so as to be; become: His hair turned gray. I am a lawyer turned novelist.
b. To change; become transformed. Used with to or into: The sky turned to pink at dawn. The night turned into day.
c. To change color: The leaves have turned.
d. To become sour: The milk will turn if you don't refrigerate it.
17. To be stocked and sold: This merchandise will turn easily.
18. To become dull or blunt by bending back. Used of the edge of a cutting instrument.
n.
1. The act of turning or the condition of being turned; rotation or revolution.
2. A change of direction, motion, or position: Make a left turn at the corner.
3. A place, as in a road or path, where a change in direction occurs; a curve: a sharp turn in the road.
4.
a. A change or deviation, as in a trend: a strange turn of events.
b. A change or development in a particular way: The patient took a turn for the worse.
c. A variation of a given kind or type: "His muse occasionally takes a humorous and satirical turn" (Albert C. Baugh).
5. A point marking the end of one period of time and the beginning of the next: the turn of the century.
6. The midway point in a round of 18 holes of golf, at which the first set of nine holes has been completed.
7.
a. A period of participation: had a turn at wrestling in college.
b. A chance or opportunity: took advantage at every turn.
c. One of a series of such opportunities accorded people in succession or in scheduled order: waiting for her next turn at bat.
8.
a. An attack of illness or severe nervousness.
b. A momentary shock or scare: I had quite a turn when I heard the crash.
9. A characteristic mood, style, or habit; a natural inclination: an inquisitive turn of mind.
10. A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words: the poetic turn of a phrase.
11. A deed or action having a good or bad effect on another: "He thought some friend had done him an ill turn" (Stephen Crane).
12. A short walk or excursion out and back: took a turn in the park.
13. A single wind or convolution, as of wire on a spool.
14. Music A figure or ornament, usually consisting of four or more notes in rapid succession and including the principal note, the one a degree above it, and the one a degree below it.
15. A brief theatrical act or stage appearance.
16. A transaction on the stock market involving both a sale and a purchase.
17. The fourth community card in Texas hold'em.
18. Upper Southern & South Atlantic US An amount that can be carried or transported in one load: a turn of firewood; a turn of corn.
Phrasal Verbs:
turn away
1. To send away; dismiss: turned away the clerk.
2. To repel: The poor location of the house turned away prospective buyers.
3. To avert; deflect: turned away all criticism.
turn back
1. To reverse one's direction of motion: stopped on the road and had to turn back.
2. To drive back and away: turned back the uninvited comers.
3. To halt the advance of: turned back the advancing army.
4. To fold down: Turn back the page's corner to save your place in the book.
turn down
1. To diminish the speed, volume, intensity, or flow of: Turn down the radio, please.
2. To reject or refuse, as a person, advice, or a suggestion: turned down the invitation.
3. To fold or be capable of folding down: turn a collar down; a collar that turns down.
turn in
1. To hand in; give over: turned in the final exam.
2. To inform on or deliver: The criminal turned herself in.
3. To produce: turns in a consistent performance every day.
4. Informal To go to bed: I turned in early last night.
turn off
1. To stop the operation, activity, or flow of; shut off: turned off the television.
2. Slang
a. To affect with dislike, displeasure, or revulsion: That song really turns me off.
b. To affect with boredom: The play turned the audience off.
c. To lose or cause to lose interest; withdraw: turning off to materialism.
d. To cease paying attention to: The student turned off the boring lecture and daydreamed.
3. To divert; deflect.
4. Chiefly British To dismiss (an employee).
turn on
1. To cause to begin the operation, activity, or flow of: Turn on the light bulb.
2. To begin to display, employ, or exude: turn on the charm.
3. Slang
a. To take or cause to take a mind-altering drug, especially for the first time.
b. To be or cause to become interested, pleasurably excited, or stimulated. Often used with to: My aunt turned me on to jazz. She turned on to surfing this summer.
c. To excite or become excited sexually.
turn out
1. To shut off: turned out the lights.
2. To arrive or assemble, as for a public event or entertainment: Many protesters have turned out.
3. To produce, as by a manufacturing process; make: an assembly line turning out cars.
4. To be found to be, as after experience or trial: The rookie turned out to be the team's best hitter.
5. To end up; result: The cake turned out beautifully.
6. To equip; outfit: troops that were turned out lavishly
7. Informal To get out of bed.
8. To evict; expel: The tenants were turned out.
turn over
1. To bring the bottom to the top or vice versa; invert.
2.
a. To shift the position of, as by rolling from one side to the other.
b. To shift one's position by rolling from one side to the other.
3. To start operating or cause to start operating: The car's engine turned over. The starter couldn't turn the engine over.
4. To think about; consider: turned over the problem in her mind.
5. To be replaced by something else of the same kind: the rate at which the workforce turns over.
6. To transfer to another; deliver: turned over the suspect to federal agents.
7. To relinquish or surrender: turned over the management of the business to new owners.
8. Sports To lose possession of (the ball or puck).
9. To do business to the extent or amount of: turn over a million dollars a year.
10. To seem to lurch or heave convulsively: My stomach turned over.
turn to
To begin work: If you quit dawdling and just turn to, your chores will be done soon.
turn up
1. To increase the speed, volume, intensity, or flow of: Turn up the radio.
2.
a. To find: She turned up the missing keys under her briefcase.
b. To be found: The papers will turn up sooner or later.
3. To make an appearance; arrive: Many old friends turned up at the reunion.
4. To fold or be capable of folding up: turning up his cuffs; cuffs that will turn up.
5. To happen unexpectedly: Something turned up, so I couldn't go.
6. To be evident: a sculptor whose name turns up in the art circles.
Idioms:
at every turn
In every place; at every moment.
by turns
One after another; alternately: "From the ... testimony emerges a man by turns devious and honest, vulgar and gallant, scatterbrained and shrewd" (Life).
in turn
In the proper order or sequence.
out of turn
1. Not in the proper order or sequence.
2. At an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner: The student was reprimanded for speaking out of turn.
to a turn
To a precise degree; perfectly: The roast was done to a turn.
turn a blind eye
To refuse to see or recognize something: turned a blind eye to tax fraud.
turn a deaf ear
To refuse to listen to or hear something: turned a deaf ear to the protests.
turn a hair
To become afraid or upset: didn't turn a hair during the crisis.
turn (one's) back on
1. To deny; reject.
2. To abandon; forsake.
turn (one's) hand
To apply oneself, as to a task: turned her hand to writing the report.
turn (one's) head
1. To cause to become infatuated.
2. To cause to become egotistical and conceited: Success has turned his head.
turn over a new leaf
To start acting or thinking in a more positive or responsible way.
turn tail
To run away.
turn the/a corner
To reach and surpass a midpoint or milestone.
turn the other cheek
To respond to insult or injury by patiently eschewing retaliation.
turn the scales
To offset the balance of a situation.
turn the tables
To reverse a situation and gain the upper hand.
turn turtle
To capsize or turn upside-down: Our sailboat turned turtle during the squall.
turn up (one's) nose
To regard something with disdain or scorn: turned up her nose at the food.

[Middle English turnen, from Old English turnian, tyrnan and Old French torner, both from Latin tornāre, to turn in a lathe, from tornus, lathe, from Greek tornos; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: turn, circle, rotate, revolve, gyrate, spin, whirl, eddy, swirl
These verbs mean to move a in circle. Turn and circle are the most general: The mechanic made sure the wheels turned properly. Seagulls circled above the ocean. Rotate refers to movement around an object's own axis or center: Earth rotates on its axis once each day. Revolve involves orbital movement: Earth revolves around the sun. Gyrate suggests revolving in or as if in a spiral course: The top gyrated on the counter and slowly came to a stop. To spin is to rotate rapidly, often within a narrow compass: "He ... spun round, flung up his arms, and fell on his back, shot through" (John Galsworthy).
Whirl applies to rapid or forceful revolution or rotation: During the blizzard, snowflakes whirled down from the sky. Eddy denotes rapid circular movement like that of a whirlpool: Storm clouds eddied overhead. Swirl can connote a graceful undulation, spiral, or whorl: The leaves swirled in the wind.

turn over

vb (adverb)
1. to change or cause to change position, esp so as to reverse top and bottom
2. (Automotive Engineering) to start (an engine), esp with a starting handle, or (of an engine) to start or function correctly
3. to shift or cause to shift position, as by rolling from side to side
4. (tr) to deliver; transfer
5. (tr) to consider carefully: he turned over the problem for hours.
6. (Commerce) (tr)
a. to sell and replenish (stock in trade)
b. to transact business and so generate gross revenue of (a specified sum)
7. (Banking & Finance) (tr) to invest and recover (capital)
8. (tr) slang to rob
9. (General Sporting Terms) (tr) slang to defeat utterly
10. turn over a new leaf to reform; resolve to improve one's behaviour
n
11. (Commerce)
a. the amount of business, usually expressed in terms of gross revenue, transacted during a specified period
b. (as modifier): a turnover tax.
12. (Commerce) the rate at which stock in trade is sold and replenished
13. a change or reversal of position
14. (Cookery) a small semicircular or triangular pastry case filled with fruit, jam, etc
15. (Commerce)
a. the number of workers employed by a firm in a given period to replace those who have left
b. the ratio between this number and the average number of employees during the same period
16. (Banking & Finance) banking the amount of capital funds loaned on call during a specified period
adj
(prenominal) able or designed to be turned or folded over: a turnover collar.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.turn over - place into the hands or custody ofturn over - place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
give - leave with; give temporarily; "Can I give you my keys while I go in the pool?"; "Can I give you the children for the weekend?"
transfer - cause to change ownership; "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"
sneak, slip - pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
deal - give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen of Spades"
fork out, fork over, fork up, hand over, turn in, deliver, render - to surrender someone or something to another; "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the money"
relinquish, resign, give up, release, free - part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
entrust, intrust, confide, commit, trust - confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
entrust, leave - put into the care or protection of someone; "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse's care"
2.turn over - cause to overturn from an upright or normal positionturn over - cause to overturn from an upright or normal position; "The cat knocked over the flower vase"; "the clumsy customer turned over the vase"; "he tumped over his beer"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
overturn, tip over, tump over, turn over - turn from an upright or normal position; "The big vase overturned"; "The canoe tumped over"
3.turn over - move by turning over or rotatingturn over - move by turning over or rotating; "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"
rim - roll around the rim of; "the ball rimmed the basket"
revolve, roll - cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; "She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words"
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
4.turn over - turn up, loosen, or remove earthturn over - turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
furrow, groove, rut - hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
rootle, rout, root - dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles"
spade - dig (up) with a spade; "I spade compost into the flower beds"
shovel - dig with or as if with a shovel; "shovel sand"; "he shovelled in the backyard all afternoon long"
trowel - use a trowel on; for light garden work or plaster work
burrow, tunnel - move through by or as by digging; "burrow through the forest"
5.turn over - do business worth a certain amount of moneyturn over - do business worth a certain amount of money; "The company turns over ten million dollars a year"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
transact - conduct business; "transact with foreign governments"
6.turn over - cause to move around a center so as to show another side ofturn over - cause to move around a center so as to show another side of; "turn a page of a book"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
evert - turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward; "evert the eyelid"
leaf - turn over pages; "leaf through a book"; "leaf a manuscript"
7.turn over - turn from an upright or normal positionturn over - turn from an upright or normal position; "The big vase overturned"; "The canoe tumped over"
capsize, turn turtle, turtle - overturn accidentally; "Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!"
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
upend - become turned or set on end; "the airplanes upended"
tip over, tump over, bowl over, knock over, overturn, turn over, upset - cause to overturn from an upright or normal position; "The cat knocked over the flower vase"; "the clumsy customer turned over the vase"; "he tumped over his beer"
8.turn over - turn upside down, or throw so as to reverseturn over - turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
9.turn over - think about carefullyturn over - think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
see - deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?"
premeditate - consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand; "premeditated murder"
debate - argue with one another; "We debated the question of abortion"; "John debated Mary"
wrestle - engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate; "I wrestled with this decision for years"
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
think twice - consider and reconsider carefully; "Think twice before you have a child"
consider, study - give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving"

turn

verb
1. To move or cause to move in circles or around an axis:
2. To spade or dig (soil) to bring the undersoil to the surface:
3. To make or become less sharp-edged:
4. To twist and turn, as in pain, struggle, or embarrassment:
5. To injure a (bodily part) by twisting:
6. To disturb the health or physiological functioning of:
7. To change the direction or course of:
8. To cause to move, especially at an angle:
9. To swerve from a straight line:
10. To change to the opposite position, direction, or course.About, around, over, or round:
11. To make or become different:
12. To abandon one's cause or party usually to join another:
Slang: rat.
Idioms: change sides, turn one's coat.
13. To move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something:
Military: lay.
14. To devote (oneself or one's efforts):
15. To become or cause to become rotten or unsound:
16. To look to when in need:
17. To come to be.Also used with out:
phrasal verb
turn down
1. To be unwilling to accept, consider, or receive:
Slang: nix.
Idiom: turn thumbs down on.
2. To be unwilling to grant:
3. To prevent or forbid authoritatively:
Slang: nix.
Idiom: turn thumbs down on.
phrasal verb
turn in
1. To commit to the consideration or judgment of another:
2. Informal. To go to bed:
bed (down), retire.
Slang: crash, flop.
phrasal verb
turn off
Slang. To be very disagreeable to:
Idioms: give offense to, not set right with.
phrasal verb
turn on
1. To be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable:
depend on (or upon), hang on, hang upon, hinge on (or upon), rest on (or upon), turn upon.
2. Slang. To arouse the interest and attention of:
phrasal verb
turn out
1. To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
2. Informal. To leave one's bed:
phrasal verb
turn over
1. To spade or dig (soil) to bring the undersoil to the surface:
2. To turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position:
3. To think or think about carefully and at length:
Idioms: cudgel one's brains, put on one's thinking cap, rack one's brain.
4. To relinquish to the possession or control of another:
5. To put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance:
Idiom: give in trust.
6. To direct (a person) elsewhere for help or information:
phrasal verb
turn up
1. To find by investigation:
dig (out or up), uncover, unearth.
2. To come to a particular place:
Slang: blow in.
phrasal verb
turn upon
To be determined by or contingent on something unknown, uncertain, or changeable:
depend on (or upon), hang on, hang upon, hinge on (or upon), rest on (or upon), turn on.
noun
1. Circular movement around a point or about an axis:
2. A calculated change in position:
3. Something bent:
4. An often sudden change or departure, as in a trend:
5. A limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity:
bout, go, hitch, inning (often used in plural), shift, spell, stint, stretch, time, tour, trick, watch.
7. An innate capability:
8. A course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself:
9. A usually brief and regular journey on foot, especially for exercise:
Translations
يُسَلِّم
předat
overgive
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fá í hendur

turn

(təːn) verb
1. to (make something) move or go round; to revolve. The wheels turned; He turned the handle.
2. to face or go in another direction. He turned and walked away; She turned towards him.
3. to change direction. The road turned to the left.
4. to direct; to aim or point. He turned his attention to his work.
5. to go round. They turned the corner.
6. to (cause something to) become or change to. You can't turn lead into gold; At what temperature does water turn into ice?
7. to (cause to) change colour to. Her hair turned white; The shock turned his hair white.
noun
1. an act of turning. He gave the handle a turn.
2. a winding or coil. There are eighty turns of wire on this aerial.
3. (also ˈturning) a point where one can change direction, eg where one road joins another. Take the third turn(ing) on/to the left.
4. one's chance or duty (to do, have etc something shared by several people). It's your turn to choose a record; You'll have to wait your turn in the bathroom.
5. one of a series of short circus or variety acts, or the person or persons who perform it. The show opened with a comedy turn.
ˈturning-point noun
a place where a turn is made. the turning-point in the race; a turning-point in his life.
ˈturnover noun
1. the total value of sales in a business during a certain time. The firm had a turnover of $100,000 last year.
2. the rate at which money or workers pass through a business.
ˈturnstile noun
a revolving gate which allows only one person to pass at a time, usually after payment of entrance fees etc. There is a turnstile at the entrance to the football ground.
ˈturntable noun
the revolving part of a record-player on which the record rests while it is being played. He put another record on the turntable so that people could dance to the music.
ˈturn-up noun
a piece of material which is folded up at the bottom of a trouser-leg. Trousers with turn-ups are not fashionable at the moment.
by turnsin turndo (someone) a good turn
to do something helpful for someone. He did me several good turns.
in turn, by turns
one after another, in regular order. They answered the teacher's questions in turn.
out of turn
out of the correct order.
speak out of turn
1. to speak without permission in class etc.
2. to say something when it is not your place to say it or something you should not have said.
take a turn for the better/worse
(of things or people) to become better or worse. His fortunes have taken a turn for the better; Her health has taken a turn for the worse.
take turns
(of two or more people) to do something one after the other, not at the same time. They took turns to look after the baby.
turn a blind eye
to pretend not to see or notice (something). Because he works so hard, his boss turns a blind eye when he comes in late.
turn against
to become dissatisfied with or hostile to (people or things that one previously liked etc). He turned against his friends.
turn away
to move or send away. He turned away in disgust; The police turned away the crowds.
turn back
to (cause to) go back in the opposite direction. He got tired and turned back; The travellers were turned back at the frontier.
turn down
1. to say `no' to; to refuse. He turned down her offer/request.
2. to reduce (the level of light, noise etc) produced by (something). Please turn down (the volume on) the radio – it's far too loud!
turn in
to hand over (a person or thing) to people in authority. They turned the escaped prisoner in to the police.
turn loose
to set free. He turned the horse loose in the field.
turn off
1. to cause (water, electricity etc) to stop flowing. I've turned off the water / the electricity.
2. to turn (a tap, switch etc) so that something stops. I turned off the tap.
3. to cause (something) to stop working by switching it off. He turned off the light / the oven.
turn on
1. to make water, elekctric current etc flow. He turned on the water / the gas.
2. to turn (a tap, switch etc) so that something works. I turned on the tap.
3. to cause (something) to work by switching it on. He turned on the radio.
4. to attack. The dog turned on him.
turn out
1. to send away; to make (someone) leave.
2. to make or produce. The factory turns out ten finished articles an hour.
3. to empty or clear. I turned out the cupboard.
4. (of a crowd) to come out; to get together for a (public) meeting, celebration etc. A large crowd turned out to see the procession.
5. to turn off. Turn out the light!
6. to happen or prove to be. He turned out to be right; It turned out that he was right.
turn over
to give (something) up (to). He turned the money over to the police.
turn up
1. to appear or arrive. He turned up at our house.
2. to be found. Don't worry – it'll turn up again.
3. to increase (the level of noise, light etc) produced by (something). Turn up (the volume on) the radio.
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Redcar pulled one back with a fine run but Acklam kept their heads up to get another tag turn over ball and with a quick pass and twisting run got one more try to win 3-1.
Halfpenny fired over his second penalty of the day as the game began to dip into a lull, Italy offering little in attack, while Wales were becoming increasingly frustrated with penalties and turn overs they were conceding, although it must be said referee George Clancy was hardly helping to keep the game flowing.
He made a couple of key turn overs at the start of the second half, but he's a world class player so it's hard to nullify someone like that for the full 80 minutes.