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You’ve already moved your piece – it’s my turn now.
I’m sure it’s your turn to wash the dishes.
You’ll just have to wait your turn like everyone else.
Would you like me to take a turn carrying the suitcase?
He made a left turn onto a quiet street.
The argument over drugs in athletics took an unexpected turn yesterday.
The weather suddenly took a turn for the worse.
The spokesman said the situation in Sarajevo had taken a dramatic turn for the better.
We wanted to express our shock at today’s tragic turn of events.
I’m going to do a turn at the variety show next week.
He was frustrated at every turn by petty rules and regulations.
I hope I’m not speaking out of turn, but I preferred the original version.
This is the American English definition of turn. View British English definition of turn.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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