turn sb on Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “turn sb on” in the English Dictionary

"turn sb on" in British English

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turn sb on

phrasal verb with turn uk   /tɜːn/  us   /tɝːn/ verb
to make someone ​feelinterested or ​excited, ​especiallysexually: Short men really ​turn me on. "In my ​sparetime I make ​models out of ​matchsticks." "Oh well, whateverturns you on, I ​suppose (= that would not ​interest me)."
(Definition of turn sb on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn sb on”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指性方面)使感兴趣, 使兴奋…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指性方面)使感興趣, 使興奮…
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