Definition of “turn sb away” - English Dictionary

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“turn sb away” in British English

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turn sb away

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

to not allow someone to enter a place:

They turned us away at the entrance because we didn't have tickets.

(Definition of “turn sb away” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)