Translation of "turn" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /tɜːn/ us
TIME [ C ]

B1 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

B2 If two or more people take turns, one person does something, then another person does something, etc.

sırayla yapmak, dönüşümlü olarak yapmak
[ + 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.

B2 a change in the direction in which you are moving or facing

değişme, değişim
a right/left turn
BEND [ C ]

a bend or corner in a road, river, etc

viraj, dönemeç, kavşak
Take the next turn on the right.
turn of events

the way in which a situation develops, especially a sudden or unexpected change

olaylarda âni değişim; yön değiştirme; beklenmedik gelişme
take a turn for the better/worse

to become better or worse suddenly

ansızın daha da iyi/kötü hâle gelmek
do sb a good turn

to do something to help someone

yardım etmek için bir şeyler yapmak
the turn of the century

the start of a new century

yeni yüzyıl başlangıcı; yeni asrın başlaması → See also U-turn

(Translation of “turn noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)