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A place where a road branches off from another
“Through the steamed-up windows I could see that we were driving along Moor Lane, but that we had missed our usual turning and were heading towards the ring road.”
Present participle for move in a circular direction wholly or partly round an axis or point
“I was saddened to find sloppiness in the steering, so that at low speeds one has to nudge the wheel rather than turn it.”
Present participle for to move to face in another direction
“A narrow path that turned alternately to right and left.”
Present participle for to eventually have as a state or quality
“He turned the house into three flats.”
Present participle for become sour or tainted
“The milk had turned.”
Present participle for to cause to have often negative opinions formed without sufficient knowledge
“… he did his best to turn his new friends against his ex-wife.”
Present participle for twist a body part
“One person twisted or turned his or her ankle.”
Present participle for change or cause to change in nature, state, form, or colour; become or make
“Artemis simply smiled at her and she could see his face turn a slight pink colour, this made her giggle.”
Present participle for pass the age or time of
“I've just turned forty.”
Present participle for start doing or becoming involved with
“When film journalists turn to book writing, the result can be hilarious.”
Present participle for to give serious and careful thought to
“… turned the question every which way but could find no answer.”
Present participle for to affect or be affected with nausea or giddiness
“The true facts will turn your stomach.”
Present participle for to change so as to become
“Emmeline turned pale.”
Present participle for to look at the other side of
“He turned the pages of a file in front of him.”
Present participle for use; resort to
“I turned and headed back the way I had come.”
“The BMW turned the corner and vanished from sight.”
“We have to turn our minds and attention to the serious challenge about what to do about social conditions.”
“For further information we must therefore turn to an examination of the object itself.”
“But the lawyers need to turn some somersaults before they can get there.”
“He will turn wood on a lathe and tend the museum's medieval garden, which has plants for household, culinary and medicinal use.”
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