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English definition of “turn (sth) to sth”

turn (sth) to sth

phrasal verb with turn     /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/ verb
If someone turns to a particular subject or they turn their thoughts or attention to it, they begin to speak, think, or write about it: I'd like us now to turn our attention to next year's budget. We're now going to turn to an issue that concerns us all - racism.Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
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