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at every turn in every case or instance.
good turn a helpful act; favor.
out of turn not in correct order or sequence. [2 definitions]
turn down to decrease the power, volume, temperature, or brightness of, as by turning a dial. [2 definitions]
turn in to return something to an official person.
turn off to stop the power or flow of something.
turn on to start the power or flow of something.
turn one's back on to neglect or abandon.
turn over to turn something to the other side.
turn over a new leaf to alter one's behavior for the better; make a new start.
turn pro to become a professional at some activity, usu. a sport, that one formerly engaged in as an amateur or for pleasure.
turn signal any of the lights on a motor vehicle that flash to indicate that the vehicle is about to turn and to show the direction in which it will turn. Turn signals are located on both the front and rear of the vehicle and are activated by the driver.
turn the tables on to reverse an existing situation in order to gain superiority over (the opposition).
turn the tide to reverse or change significantly the course of events, tendency of opinion, or the like.
turn turtle to capsize in such a way that the boat is upside down in the water; overturn.
turn up to increase the power, volume, temperature, or brightness of, as by turning a dial. [3 definitions]
turn-on (slang) a thing or person that excites, arouses, or fascinates.
turn-up (chiefly British) the bottom of a trouser leg that is turned up or folded back onto itself; cuff.
U-turn a smooth, continuous turn by a vehicle involving a change in direction of 180 degrees.