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turn on sb

phrasal verb with turn uk   /tɜːn/  us   /tɝːn/ verb
to ​attack or ​criticize someone ​suddenly and ​unexpectedly: Suddenly she just ​turned on me and ​accused me of ​undermining her.
(Definition of turn on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然袭击(某人), 突然批评(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然襲擊(某人), 突然批評(某人)…
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