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turn around

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to move one's body or one's vehicle so that it is facing in the opposite direction.
She turned around and walked back the other way.We had to turn around because we'd driven down a dead-end street.She tapped him on the shoulder and he turned around in surprise.
definition 2: to move (something) around so that it is facing the other way.
He had to turn the car around when he realized he'd forgotten his wallet at home.The teacher read the book out loud and turned it around to show the children the pictures.
definition 3: to cause (something) to become successful when it had been failing previously.
The new manager hoped to turn the company around by making some big changes.He said he was going to get off drugs and turn his life around.