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English definition of “turn to something”

turn to something

(CONSIDER) phrasal verb with turn    /tɜrn/ verb
to think about or begin to consider something: I think we’ve spent enough time on this issue – let’s turn to the new business now.
(Definition of turn to something (CONSIDER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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