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turn sth in

verb uk phrasal verb with turn   /tɜːn/ us    /tɝːn/

(RETURN)

to return something to an organization or a person in authority: Please turn your old parking permits in at the end of the week. Thousands of weapons were turned in during the national gun amnesty.

(PRODUCE)

to produce results, usually good results: Both companies turn in pretax profits of over 5.5 million annually.
Translations of “turn sth in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 交還, 上交, 交出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 交还, 上交, 交出…
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