turn sth in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “turn sth in” in the English Dictionary

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turn sth in

phrasal verb with turn uk   /tɜːn/  us   /tɝːn/ verb

turn sth in (RETURN)

to ​return something to an ​organization or a ​person in ​authority: Please ​turnyouroldparkingpermits in at the end of the ​week. Thousands of ​weapons were ​turned in during the ​nationalgunamnesty.

turn sth in (PRODUCE)

UK to ​produceresults, usually good ​results: Both ​companiesturn in ​pretaxprofits of over 5.5 million ​annually.
(Definition of turn sth in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn sth in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 交还, 上交, 交出…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交還, 上交, 交出…
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