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turn up

phrasal verb with turn uk   /tɜːn/  us   /tɝːn/ verb
  • (HAPPEN)

informal If a ​bettersituation or an ​opportunity to do something ​turns up, it ​happens or ​becomesavailableunexpectedly or in a way that was not ​planned: Don't ​worry about it - something will ​turn up, you'll ​see. This ​jobturned up just when I ​needed it.

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uk   /ˈtɜːn.ʌp/  us   /ˈtɝːn-/
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