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She turned and smiled at me.
He turned his head and looked around the room.
Lopez just glared at the other man and then turned away.
I put the blanket over my head, turned over, and went to sleep.
The girls in front turned around and grinned.
He turned back just in time to see her disappearing around the corner.
She turned her face away, desperate to avoid his kiss.
The whole audience turned to stare at the latecomers.
Maria turned to the reporters and said: “I’m innocent.”
The rescued men turned their heads toward the ocean and thought of their lost comrades.
Turn your chairs around so you’re facing me.
The attacker killed three people before turning the gun on himself.
Turn the tape over and press “Play.”
We turned into our driveway, glad to get home.
The truck turned around and came back toward us.
Follow this path; then turn right and walk uphill.
He turned the car in the direction of the city.
They ordered the pilot to turn the plane around.
The road turns to follow the cliffs at the little village of Croton.
Here the road turns sharply to the right.
I heard the key turn in the lock.
The game turned ugly in the final minutes, when two players were ejected for fighting.
The weather turned quite chilly in the afternoon.
Duval turned professional in 1993.
She was betrayed by a childhood friend who turned government informant.
The changes have left a lot of people not knowing which way to turn.
Her new car was turning heads wherever she went.
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