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turn sb in

verb uk phrasal verb with turn   /tɜːn/ us    /tɝːn/
to take a criminal to the police, or to go to them yourself to admit a crime: The hit-and-run driver turned himself in to the police the day after the accident.
Translations of “turn sb in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將(某人)送交警方, 自首…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将(某人)送交警方, 自首…
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