Die Übersetzung von "turn" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /tɜːn/ us /tɜrn/

A2 to change direction when you are moving, or to make a car do this

(fazer) virar
Turn left at the traffic lights.
I turned the car into the drive.

B1 to move your body so that you are facing a different direction

Ricky turned and saw Sue standing in the doorway.

B1 to move a page in a book or magazine in order to see the next one

I offered to turn the pages for the pianist.
Turn to page 35.

to move around a central point in a circle, or to make something do this

(fazer) girar
Turn the steering wheel as quickly as you can.
turn blue, cold, etc.

to become blue, cold, etc.

ficar azul, com frio, etc.
The sky turned black and it started to rain.
not turn a hair

to not show any emotion when you are told something bad or when something bad happens

não dar a mínima
I was expecting him to be horrified when he heard the cost but he didn’t turn a hair.
turn a deaf ear

to ignore someone when they complain or ask for something

fazer-se de surdo
In the past they’ve tended to turn a deaf ear to such requests.
turn tail

to turn around and run away, usually because you are frightened

dar no pé
As soon as they saw we had guns, they turned tail and ran away.
noun uk /tɜːn/ us /tɜrn/

a bend or corner in a road, river, etc.

Take the next turn on the right.

B1 the time when you can or must do something, usually before or after someone else

turno, vez
It’s your turn to clean the flat.
You’ll have to be patient and wait / your turn.
take turns UK also take it in turns

If two or more people take turns, one person does something, then another person does something, etc.

Mum and Dad take turns cooking.

a change in the direction in which you are moving or facing

volta, giro, virada
a right/left turn
in turn

one after another

um após o outro
He spoke to the three boys in turn.

(Die Übersetzung von "turn" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)