TIME [C] › the time when you can or must do something, usually before or after someone else: [+ to do sth] It's your turn to feed the rabbit - I did it yesterday. You'll have to be patient and wait your turn. take turns (also UK take it in turns) › If two or more people take turns, one person does something, then another person does something, etc.: [+ doing sth] They all took turns carrying the suitcase. [+ to do sth] The children took it in turns to hold the baby.
in turn › one after another: He spoke to the three boys in turn.
CHANGE DIRECTION [C] › a change in the direction in which you are moving or facing: a right/left turn BEND [C] › a bend or corner in a road, river, etc: Take the next turn on the right.
turn of events › the way in which a situation develops, especially a sudden or unexpected change
take a turn for the better/worse › to become better or worse suddenly
do sb a good turn › to do something to help someone
the turn of the century › the start of a new century → See also U-turn