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 Meanings and Examples of TURN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
turn
 v.  move in a circle around a fixed point or line
 v.  change the direction in which you are facing or moving
 n.  a change in the way something such as prices or rates
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  If you're going to turn into a pig, my dear,' said Alice, seriously, 'I'll have nothing more to do with you.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. Pig and Pepper
2  He was lying flat on his back in bed and he did not turn his head toward her as she came in.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  They would turn into the shrubbery walks and lose themselves until they came to the long walls.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
4  'So he did, so he did,' said the Gryphon, sighing in his turn; and both creatures hid their faces in their paws.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX. The Mock Turtle's Story
5  Mary caught her breath in a short gasp and felt herself turn pale.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  Then turn not pale, beloved snail, but come and join the dance.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
7  The beetle lay there working its helpless legs, unable to turn over.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  That was agreeable, so they chewed it turn about, and dangled their legs against the bench in excess of contentment.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  They wouldn't turn in the lock, either.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
10  If you drove them out they'd turn right around and come back.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
11  I judged the old man would turn up again by and by, though I wished he wouldn't.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III.
12  One morning I happened to turn over the salt-cellar at breakfast.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV.
13  Why, a man I met at daybreak this morning, just as I was going to turn into the woods for my regular sleep.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI.
14  Shore's you're born, he'll turn State's evidence; now you hear me.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII.
15  The old ones turn em out o their nest an make em fly an they're scattered before you know it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Connect the hose to the tap and turn on the tap.
17  Maple leaves turn red in the autumn.
18  There was a queue of traffic waiting to turn right.
19  Patriotism can turn into jingoism and intolerance very quickly.
20  The council was hoping to turn a children's home into a residence for adolescent girls.
21  The leaves turn brown in autumn.
22  I'm going to turn in my nightshift.
23  I would rather see a young man blush than turn pale.
24  A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure will turn to glorious success.
25  If I had known my life was going to turn out like this, I would have let them kill me.
26  We are working on the assumption that everyone invited will turn up.
27  After only a short exposure to sunlight he began to turn red.
28  I meant it to be an informal discussion, but it didn't turn out as I intended.
29  We've set a time limit of ten minutes for each child's turn on the trampoline.
30  All theories originate from / in practice and in turn serve practice.