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turn

verb
 
 
/tɜːn/
MOVE YOUR BODY [I] B1 to move your body so that you are facing a different direction
dönmek, çevirmek
Ricky turned and saw Sue standing in the doorway.Changing direction
CHANGE DIRECTION [I, T] A2 to change direction when you are moving, or to make a car do this
dönmek, döndürmek
Turn left at the traffic lights.Revolving, rotating and spinningChanging direction
CHANGE POSITION [T] to move something round so that it faces a different direction
döndürmek; yönünü değiştirmek
Ella turned the cup to hide the crack in it.Revolving, rotating and spinningChanging direction
GO ROUND [I, T] B2 to move around a central point in a circle, or to make something do this
dönmek, etrafında dönmek/döndürmek
Turn the steering wheel as quickly as you can.Revolving, rotating and spinning
turn blue/cold/sour, etc B2 to become blue, cold, etc
maviye dönmek; soğumak; ekşileşmek vb.
The sky turned black and it started to rain.ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
turn 16/21, etc to become a particular age
belli bir yaşa gelmek
He turned 18 last May.Describing age and birthdays
(Definition of turn verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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