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turn sb on

informal
phrasal verb with turn uk   /tɜːn/  us   /tɝːn/ verb
to make someone feel interested or excited, especially sexually: Short men really turn me on. "In my spare time I make models out of matchsticks." "Oh well, whatever turns you on, I suppose (= that would not interest me)."
Translations of “turn sb on”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指性方面)使感興趣, 使興奮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指性方面)使感兴趣, 使兴奋…
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