turn around


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Noun1.turn around - turning in an opposite direction or positionturn around - turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens"
turning, turn - a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind"
Verb1.turn around - turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphoricallyturn around - turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically; "He turned around to face his opponent"; "My conscience told me to turn around before I made a mistake"
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"
2.turn around - improve dramatically; "The new strategy turned around sales"; "The tutor turned around my son's performance in math"
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, better - to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
3.turn around - improve significantly; go from bad to good; "Her performance in school picked up"
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, better - get better; "The weather improved toward evening"
Translations
otočit (se)
vende om
kääntyä ympäri
okrenuti se
方向転換する
다른 방향을 보다
vända
หมุนกลับ
quay tròn

turn around

يَلُفُّ otočit (se) vende om umdrehen γυρίζω darse la vuelta kääntyä ympäri faire demi-tour okrenuti se girarsi 方向転換する 다른 방향을 보다 omdraaien dreie rundt obrócić dar meia-volta поворачиваться vända หมุนกลับ dönmek quay tròn 回头
References in classic literature ?
Today, however, this room is mine," said the Marionette, "and if you wish to do me a favor, get out now, and don't turn around even once.
The vehicle completed its circular trip without his thinking to turn around once, and he went back to London delighted with the Lake of Geneva.
At half past five he happened to turn around, and "beheld the glorious spectacle of the Matterhorn, just touched by the rosy-fingered morning, and looking like a huge pyramid of fire rising out of the barren ocean of ice and rock around it.
Notwithstanding all this furniture, there was still room to turn around in, but not to swing a cat in, at least with entire security to the cat.
To such they answered, "Go into your dining-room, and walk round the table in such a way as to always keep your face turned toward the center; by the time you will have achieved one complete round you will have completed one turn around yourself, since your eye will have traversed successively every point of the room.
I'm not at all used to flying, and the best plan would be for me to alight in some place, and then I can turn around and take a fresh start.
You're to turn around and let me hit you in the back.
The CEO has over 20 years' experience in leadership and management some of which was obtained in the energy sector, especially power plant construction and management leadership and turn around operations of businesses,' he said.
Light vehicles intended to utilize the stretch of Bonifacio Drive and Roxas Boulevard southbound shall turn around to Anda Circle going to A.
BEIRUT: With his edgy performance and voice, it was certain that the four judges would turn around for Lebanese talent Marc Hatem in the French version of The Voice Saturday.