turn somewhere/sth over Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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turn somewhere/sth over

UK informal
phrasal verb with turn uk   /tɜːn/  us   /tɝːn/ verb
to ​steal something from a ​place or to ​search it, making it very ​untidy or ​causingdamage: Did you ​hear Paul's ​flat got ​turned over last ​week?
(Definition of turn somewhere/sth over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn somewhere/sth over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢劫,洗劫…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶劫,洗劫…
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