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English definition of “turn up”

turn up

(HAPPEN) informal phrasal verb with turn     /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/ verb
If a better situation or an opportunity to do something turns up, it happens or becomes available unexpectedly or in a way that was not planned: Don't worry about it - something will turn up, you'll see. This job turned up just when I needed it.Occurring and happeningOpportunity Freedom to act
(Definition of turn up (HAPPEN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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