Die Übersetzung von "turn" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /təːn/

to (make something) move or go round; to revolve

The wheels turned
He turned the handle.

to face or go in another direction

(se) tourner
He turned and walked away
She turned towards him.

to change direction

The road turned to the left.

to direct; to aim or point

tourner (vers)
He turned his attention to his work.

to go round

They turned the corner.

to (cause something to) become or change to

(se) changer (en)
You can’t turn lead into gold
At what temperature does water turn into ice?

to (cause to) change colour to

(faire) devenir
Her hair turned white
The shock turned his hair white.
turning-point noun

a place where a turn is made

tournant, moment décisif
the turning-point in the race
a turning-point in his life.
turnover noun

the total value of sales in a business during a certain time

chiffre d’affaires
The firm had a turnover of $100,000 last year.

the rate at which money or workers pass through a business.

mouvement, renouvellement
turnstile 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.
turntable noun

the revolving part of a record-player on which the record rests while it is being played

platine (tourne-disque)
He put another record on the turntable so that people could dance to the music.
turn-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.
do (someone) a good turn

to do something helpful for someone

rendre (un) service (à)
He did me several good turns.
in turn ( by turns)

one after another, in regular order

à tour de rôle
They answered the teacher’s questions in turn.
out of turn

out of the correct order.

mal à propos
speak out of turn

to speak without permission in class etc.

parler sans y être invité

to say something when it is not your place to say it or something you should not have said.

parler à tort et à travers
take a turn for the better/worse

(of things or people) to become better or worse

s’améliorer; s’aggraver
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

faire (qqch.) à tour de rôle
They took turns to look after the baby.
turn a blind eye

to pretend not to see or notice (something)

fermer les yeux (sur)
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)

se retourner contre
He turned against his friends.
turn away

to move or send away

(se) détourner
He turned away in disgust
The police turned away the crowds.
turn back

to (cause to) go back in the opposite direction

revenir; refouler
He got tired and turned back
The travellers were turned back at the frontier.
turn down

to say ‘no’ to; to refuse

He turned down her offer/request.

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

libérer, lâcher
He turned the horse loose in the field.
turn off

to cause (water, electricity etc) to stop flowing

fermer, éteindre
I’ve turned off the water / the electricity.

to turn (a tap, switch etc) so that something stops

fermer, éteindre
I turned off the tap.

to cause (something) to stop working by switching it off

fermer, éteindre
He turned off the light / the oven.
turn on

to make water, elekctric current etc flow

ouvrir, allumer
He turned on the water / the gas.

to turn (a tap, switch etc) so that something works

ouvrir, allumer
I turned on the tap.

to cause (something) to work by switching it on

ouvrir, allumer
He turned on the radio.

to attack

The dog turned on him.
turn out

to send away; to make (someone) leave

faire sortir
She turned her son out of the house.

to make or produce

The factory turns out ten finished articles an hour.

to empty or clear

I turned out the cupboard.

(of a crowd) to come out; to get together for a (public) meeting, celebration etc

A large crowd turned out to see the procession.

to turn off

fermer, éteindre
Turn out the light!

to happen or prove to be

se révéler
He turned out to be right
It turned out that he was right.
turn over

to give (something) up (to)

rendre, remettre
He turned the money over to the police.
turn up

to appear or arrive

venir, arriver
He turned up at our house.

to be found

se retrouver
Don’t worry – it’ll turn up again.

to increase (the level of noise, light etc) produced by (something)

augmenter, mettre plus fort
Turn up (the volume on) the radio.

(Die Übersetzung von "turn" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)