Learn Phrasal Verbs with ‘To Turn’ – Free English Grammar Lesson

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Learn Phrasal Verbs with ‘To Turn’ – Free English Grammar Lesson Link to Quiz : http://www.learnex.in/learn-phrasal-verbs-with-to-turn Phrasal verbs are usually two-word phrases consisting of verb + adverb or verb + preposition. In this lesson we are going to learn some phrasal verbs using the verb the (to turn). To turn against – To stop liking or supporting someone or something and start opposing them. Example – A lot of supporters turned against him. To turn around – Meaning 1 - To turn abruptly and face the other way. Example - When I am talking to you don’t have to turn around and walk away from me. Meaning 2- To improve dramatically, going from bad to good. Example – The new strategy turned around the company’s sales. To turn one’s back – Meaning 1 - To ignore or to abandon someone Example - This is important, please don’t turn you back. Meaning 2- It means to change your plans Example – We have invested a lot of money and there’s no turning back now. To turn down – Meaning 1 - To refuse something Example – I turned down his invite. Meaning 2- Reduce or decrease the volume or the temperature Example – Please turn down the radio. Turn on – Meaning 1 -To switch on Example - What time do the lights turn on? Meaning 2- It also means to excite or interest someone. Example – This perfume is such a turn on. Turn off – Meaning 1 -To switch off something Example – Please turn off the TV for me. Meaning 2- It also means to dull someone’s interest in someone or something Example – His jokes are such a turn off.
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