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turn (sth) to sth

phrasal verb with turn uk   /tɜːn/  us   /tɝːn/ verb
If you turn to a particular subject, or you turn your thoughts or attention to it, you 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.
Translations of “turn (sth) to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 注意,關注, 將(注意力等)轉移到…上…
in Chinese (Simplified) 注意,关注, 将(注意力等)转移到…上…
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