cause to move round a point
(cause to) change position or direction so as to face or start moving in the specified direction
aim or point (sth) in the specified direction
(cause to) move so as to face in a different direction
(cause sb/sth to) become
reach or pass
(cause sth to) become sour
(cause sth to) have a sick feeling
act of turning sth/sb round; turning movement
change of direction; point at which this occurs
development or new tendency in sth
a place or an appointed time in a fixed order, that gives one the chance or duty to do sth
"a bend in the road"
"a crook in the path"
"he took a turn to the right"
"it is my turn"
"it is still my play"
"events suddenly took an awkward turn"
"the turning of the wind"
"he made an abrupt turn away from her"
"with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room"
"it's my go"
"a spell of work"
"he did his act three times every evening"
"she had a catchy little routine"
"it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
"he did me a good turn"
"we took a turn in the park"
"Turn towards me"
"The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"
"She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"
"The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
"The water turned into ice"
"Her former friend became her worst enemy"
"He turned traitor"
"turn a key"
"turn your palm this way"
"The trend was reversed"
"the tides turned against him"
"public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
"turn the corner"
"move around the obstacle"
"The weather turned nasty"
"She grew angry"
"turn the flour onto a plate"
"The wheels are turning"
"turn a page of a book"
"They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion"
"Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"
"turn the earth in the Spring"
"turn the legs of the table"
"turn the clay on the wheel"
"In Vermont, the leaves turn early"
"wrench one's ankle"
"The wrestler twisted his shoulder"
"the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"
"I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
"The princess turned the frog into a prince by kissing him"
"The alchemists tried to turn lead into gold"
"turn a somersault"
"the company turned a good profit after a year"
"turn your face to the wall"
"turn the car around"
"turn your dance partner around"
"The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction"
"people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium"
"bend the rod"
"twist the dough into a braid"
"the strong man could turn an iron bar"
"turn the dial to 10"
"turn the heat down"
"She turned a smile on me"
"They turned their flashlights on the car"
"She called on her Representative to help her"
"She turned to her relatives for help"
"The milk has soured"
"The wine worked"
"The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
"She is turning 50 this year"
Florence and her dowry..were lost..by a turn of the dice.
出自： B. H. Malkin
In a few turns of the hands of the..clock.
出自： J. Ruskin
Waters turning busy mills.
出自： W. Cowper
He turned the heating wheel.
出自： G. Greene
She turned the ring on her finger round and round.
出自： A. Christie
A newly skinned beaver slowly turning over a fire.
出自： H. Norman
All of a sudden he turned about and saw me.
He suddenly turned about and dashed against me.
Saying that she checked and sharply turned about to hide her face.
After swimming a mile, the boys turned about and swan back to the shore.
The ship turned about and left the battle.
He saluted smsrtly, about faced, and marched out.
他干净利落地敬了个礼，向后转，开步走了出去。 turn sb/sth ⇔ about
The chauffeur turned the sedan about.
司机把轿车掉了个头。 turn sth ⇔ about
He was still turning the question about when he fell asleep.
The advantage abruptly turned against them.
Nothing could make me turn against my country.
His stomach turned against food.
他吃东西时反胃。 turn sb against sb
He tried to turn the children against their mother.
I turned around and saw Jane was sitting directly behind me.
The oil market turned round very sharply about a week ago.
大约一星期以前,石油市场形势突变。 turn sth ⇔ around〔round〕
Turn your chair round to the fire.
We've come too far, turn the car round and go back.
我们已经走了很远,把车掉过头来往回开吧。 turn around〔round〕
Do you think our housing sales will turn round during this year?
你认为今年我们的住宅销路会好转吗? turn sth ⇔ around〔round〕
We want to turn the economy round.
They turned the situation round for the better.
他们扭转了局面。 turn sth ⇔ around〔round〕
He turned my question around so that it sounded foolish.
他把我的问题歪曲得听上去愚蠢可笑。 turn around〔round〕
He seems to have quite turned round.
他似乎完全改变了意见。 turn around〔round〕
I'd better turn round and get some work done.
我最好还是努力做些工作。 turn around〔round〕
These big ships need half a day to turn round.
这些大型船只需要半天时间完成装货再次开航。 turn sth ⇔ round
I'll send some more men to help you turn the plane round.
She turned aside to hide her blushes.
On our journey, we turned aside to see the views.
Never turn aside from the path of rectitude.
不可背离正道。 turn sth ⇔ aside
Armor-plate can turn aside bullets.
They tried to turn aside his anger.
She turned away in horror at the sight of so much blood.
I turned away, for the sight was too sad to look at.
我转过脸去,因为那情景实在太惨了。 turn sth ⇔ away
She turned away her face.
Please don't turn your head away when I'm trying to kiss you.
我要吻你时请别把头扭过去。 turn sb/sth ⇔ away
He turned away a beggar from his door.
He never turned away anyone who asked for his help.
The cinema is turning people away; the seats are all sold.
It's very difficult to satisfy the manager; he has already turned away three applicants this morning.
The stadium was so full that thousands of fans had to be turned away.
I'm afraid your request for a pay rise has been turned away.
因为路被雪封住了,所以我们只好往回走。 turn sb/sth ⇔ back
The police turned them back.
We were turned back at the frontier.
The children were turned back at the gate.
They had intended to escape from the country, but they were turned back at the border.
The wheel of history can never be turned back.
历史车轮决不能倒转。 turn sth ⇔ back
He turned back the coverlet and slipped between the sheets.
Don't turn back the corners of the pages to mark your place.
Investments turned down considerably during the economic crisis.
在经济危机中,投资大大减少了。 turn sth ⇔ down
Please turn the radio down. I'm trying to sleep.
Can you turn the flame down on your cigarette lighter?
Turn the light down, or it will hurt your eyes.
As the kettle began to sing, he went over to turn down the gas.
The theatre lights were turned down.
舞台灯光暗淡下来。 turn sb/sth ⇔ down
We have had to turn down four applicants already.
She has turned down an invitation to visit that country.
I don't understand why they turned down my suggestion.
I was selected to be foreman but I turned it down because I didn't want to stay there long.
Why was I turned down for the job?Is it because I'm a woman?
The proposal was turned down at the plenary meeting of the committee.
His application for a visa was turned down by the consulate.
My big toe on the right foot turns in.
我右脚大拇指向内弯曲。 turn sth ⇔ in
It was the narrow shoes that turned my toes in.
窄紧的鞋把我的脚趾弄得向内弯曲了。 turn sth ⇔ in
The teachers have to turn in the reports at the end of the school year.
Those who want to go are to turn in their application before Friday.
He has already turned in his resignation.
I'll have to turn it in first.
Our papers have to be turned in one week before the examination.
我们的论文必须在考试前一周交上去。 turn sth ⇔ in
They turned in their old uniforms for the new ones.
You must turn in your equipment when you leave the army.
Tickets may be turned in at the box office.
可以在票房退票。 turn in
What time do you usually turn in?
It's not a good habit to turn in and get up late.
The campers usually turned in as it got dark.
野营的人通常天一黑就睡觉。 turn sb/oneself ⇔ in
I promise never to do it again! Please don't turn me in.
They turned the man in to the police for smuggling.
James is so mercenary that he'd turn in his own mother for the reward money.
The escaped criminal decided to turn himself in.
那逃犯决定去自首。 turn sth ⇔ in
I'm going to turn in my night shift.
Jim decided to turn in his job and look for a new life.
I've had enough of work for today; I'm going to turn it in and go home.
He is determined to turn in smoking.
司机很难拐进这么窄的路。 turn sth in sth
He turned his attention in another direction.
This useful coat turns inside out so that you you can wear it on wet days, too.
这件大衣很有用,可以翻过来,下雨天也能穿。 turn sth inside out
He turned his pocket inside out to show me that it was empty.
他把口袋翻出来让我看里面是空的。 turn sth inside out
If you don't give us the evidence we want, we will turn the place inside out.
The city was turned inside out in the hunt for the terrorists.
He's turned into a nice boy after all.
In the fairy tale the frog turned into a prince.
Water turns into ice when the temperature is below freezing.
The friendly discussion had turned into a violent argument.
友好的讨论变成了唇枪舌剑。 turn sb/oneself/sth into sb/sth
Her bitter experience has turned her into a stronger person.
Is it possible for such a person to turn himself into a good writer?
Daydreaming alone can't turn you into your heart's desire.
The farmers turned the sterile land into high fields.
Every time she is rude to you, try turning her hard words into a joke against herself.
The old building was turned into a library.
The mice were turned into horses by a magic spell.
Scientists used to think that common metals could be turned into gold.
过去,科学家曾认为一般的金属能变成金子。 turn sth into sth
Can you turn the sentence into English?
水龙头关不上,满地都是水。 turn sth ⇔ off
He turned off the water.
We have to turn off the motor of the car while gas is being put in.
She turned the gas off and went upstairs.
Shall I turn the oven off?
The switch was sticking and we couldn't turn the heat off.
Please turn off the wireless.
If you don't like the programmes, you can simply turn off the television.
要是你不喜欢这些节目,你完全可以把电视机关掉。 turn off
The road to Watts turns off here.
Is this where we turn off for Hull?
Go straight ahead as far as the highway turns off for the farm.
You must turn off to the right when you reach the post office.
在走到邮局前面时,你必须向右转弯。 turn sth ⇔ off
I turned off a good piece of work this morning.
After a little while, the English teacher turned off an epigram.
The lathe will turn off the whole of a leg of a table in two revolutions.
车床旋转两次可生产出一根完整的桌子腿。 turn off
Half the crowd turned off when the speaker began talking about pop music.
讲话人开始谈起流行音乐时,一半听众兴味索然。 turn sb ⇔ off
The boy often turns off his mother.
That man is so arrogant! He really turns me off.
Her singing may turn you on, but it turns me off.
Her unfortunate manner of speech really turns me off.
Such poor teaching always turns students off.
这种低质量的教学总是倒学生们的胃口。 turn sb ⇔ off
I have turned off my maid.
When some of the workers in the factory were turned off by the boss, a strike was called.
His faithful servant was turned off without a penny after twenty years' service.
His home isn't far from the next intersection, so please turn off the highway there.
他家离下一个交叉口不远,请在那儿把车开出公路。 turn sb/sth off sth
Turn that cat off my chair!
Unwanted visitors will be turned off my land.
让那些不受欢迎的来客离开我的领地。 turn off sb/sth
I turned right off that subject when we got the new teacher.
换了新老师,我马上就不喜欢那门课了。 turn sb off sb/sth
He is fairly good-looking but his bad breath turns me off him.
That hour of food poisoning has turned me off oysters for life!
这个龙头太紧,拧不开。 turn sth ⇔ on
Please turn on the light for me; it's getting dark.
Now that the pipe is mended we can turn the water on.
I feel a little bit cold. Shall I turn the fire on?
He turned the radio on to listen to the midday news.
You should light the gas as soon as it is turned on.
一扭开煤气管,你就应该点燃煤气。 turn on
Some of the students really turned on to these different courses.
Many young people are taking drugs to turn on.
许多年轻人吸毒寻求刺激。 turn sb ⇔ on
What kind of music turns you on?
Modern music turns some of the young people on.
I'm not impressed by their choice of candidate. He's not likely to turn the voters on.
The silk dress she was wearing really turned him on.
It takes a really special kind of teacher to turn on these disappointed students.
Go fishing if you must—whatever turns you on!
I'm not turned on by modern pop music.
The firemen turned their hoses on the blazing building.
Cannons were turned on the city and street fighting broke out.
大炮对准那个城市,巷战开始了。 turn on〔upon〕 sb/sth
The cat turned on me and bit me in the leg.
The furious dog turns on every stranger who comes near.
Why did she turn on me like that?Have I said something to offend her?
There's no need to turn on the driver. It was the rain that spoiled our visit.
I did not expect to be turned on by a person whom I had friended.
我没有料到会遭到一个我曾作为朋友看待的人的攻击。 turn on〔upon〕 sb/sth
Every design turns on the chief engineer.
The question turns on this point.
The success of a picnic usually turns on the weather.
The case turns on the judge's opinion of the prisoner's character.
The correct interpretation of the sentence turns upon this word.
Everything turned upon the result of the battle.
一切取决于战斗的胜败。 turn on〔upon〕 wh-clause
Our planned outing turns on whether the day will be fine tomorrow.
The expedition turns on whether you can get up early tomorrow.
你离开教室时别忘了关灯。 turn sb/sth ⇔ out
The factory turns out 100 automobiles a day.
She turned out six full-length novels in her life.
This university has turned out some first-rate scholars.
Many TV sets have been turned out by this factory.
这家工厂生产了许多电视机。 turn out (to be) n\u002e/adj\u002e
He said he was a doctor; but later he turned out to be a cheat.
The day turned out (to be) a fine day.
The English evening turned out a great success.
It turned out just the opposite.
His statement turned out to be false.
Everything turned out well.
结果是事事顺利。 it turn out that-clause
It turned out that he was never there.
原来他根本没去过那儿。 turn out
Not many men turned out for duty.
Very few people turned out for the rally.
Fire engines turned out as soon as the fire broke out.
He was turned out of the hotel because he was drunk.
He was turned out of the hall for making too much noise.
The car struck the wall and turned over.
Having read page one, he turned over to page two.
The engine won't turn over because the battery has run out.
这台发动机不能运转了,因为电池已经用完。 turn sb/sth ⇔ over
The nurse turned the old man over and gave him an injection in the left buttock.
If you turn over a turtle on its back, it becomes helpless.
The demonstrators damaged a bus and turned over a police car.
I turned over a page or two of the novel, but was not interested.
A big wave turned the boat over.
Be careful how you turn your collar over to be in the latest fashion.
That record is finished. Turn it over to play the other side.
I know the boy behaved very badly on his last visit, but I promise you that he's turned over a new leaf and will be good from now on.
The soil must be thoroughly turned over before planting.
一定要先把土地深耕一遍再下种。 turn sth ⇔ over
He remained in his study, turning over the matter in his head.
I will turn the matter over in my mind and tell you tomorrow what I have decided.
The technician turned over the knotty problem for a long time until he found a solution to it.
技术员把那个难题考虑了好长时间,直到想出一个解决的办法。 turn sb/sth ⇔ over (to sb)
To whom should we turn over the key when we leave here?
Bob turns over most of the money he earns to his mother.
He has turned over the business to his son.
Mr. Collins will turn over his work to Mr. Giles when he goes away.
This difficulty is not something we can deal with, so we had better turn it over to the manager.
The victim turned the pieces of the exploded bomb over to the police.
I turned the thief over to the guards at the building.
Luckily, my watch was turned over to the property office.
The workers soon turned to and got the task done quickly.
“Just a minute,” the American says, turning to his hostess.
“且慢!”那美国人一边说着一边转向他的女主人。 turn sth to sb/sth
He turned his back to me.
I love turning my face to the sun in the early spring.
The actress always turned her left profile to the cameras.
She's a most useful person in the office, she can turn her hand to anything.
Why are all the people in the village turning a cold shoulder to me?What have I done to offend them?
为什么全村的人都不理我? 我干了什么得罪他们的事儿了? turn to sth
More and more people turn to computer science.
For relaxation he turns to tennis.
He turned to his work again.
He has turned to the practice of medicine.
After this heartbreaking experience,Thorpe turned to professional sports.
He couldn't earn a living as a novelist, so he turned to journalist.
他靠写小说不能维持生计,因此改行当了记者。 turn sth to sth/v-ing
We are all turning our thoughts to the matter.
You should turn your thoughts to something more important.
He turned his energies to completing the job.
他集中精力完成那项工作。 turn to sth
If you turn to page 40, you will find it.
Turn ahead to the third chapter.
I turn to the front and try to outline the book.
Let me turn to my notes to refresh my memory of the figures.
让我翻翻记录回忆一下那些数字。 turn to sb/sth (for sth)
He turned to me for help.
I have no one but you to turn to.
She often turns to the book for guidance.
Painful illness led him to turn to drugs.
One can always turn to music for comfort.
We often turn to this handbook for information.
Even when they read, they don't turn to the dictionary every time they see an unknown word.
He was turned to for advice by all sorts of people.
各种各样的人都向他求教。 turn to sth
It is getting colder, and I think the rain will soon turn to snow.
The snow turned to rain as we got further down the mountain.
Soon her glee turns to fear.
很快她的欢欣变成了恐惧。 turn sth to sth
Is it the low temperature that turns the water to ice?
Where can I turn these pounds to dollars?
My wish is to turn my skills to the service of mankind.
Their friendship was turned to enmity through idle gossip.
He turned up the collar of his coat.
The ploughman turned up some buried treasure.
那农夫用犁翻起了若干埋葬的财宝。 turn up
She turned up at the last moment.
It's time to set off, but no one has turned up.
I turned up at the address he gave me but the house was empty.
She is still waiting for something to turn up.
About 3000 turned up for this rally.
The book you've lost may turn up one of these days.
你遗失的那本书也许这几天会找到。 turn sth ⇔ up
Please see if you can turn up any information on the proposed bypass scheme.
She had done me so many good turns; I was touched by this last one.
He did me a good turn by lending me his bicycle.
They took turns at watching him when he had a fever.
The three men took turns driving so one would not be too tired.
那三个人轮流开车,这样谁也不会太累。 take turns to-v
The students took turns to clean up their classroom.
误 The young woman turned a musician.
正 The young woman turned musician.
正 The young woman became a musician.
误 Her face turned to white at the news.
正 Her face turned white at the news.
误 His hair turned to grey fast.
正 His hair turned grey fast.
析 turn to表示“朝…方向转动”; 而turn作“向…转变”解用作系动词时,其后直接跟形容词作表语。
误 He turned to fifty on his last birthday.
正 He turned fifty on his last birthday.
误 She has not yet turned to sixteen.
正 She has not yet turned sixteen.
误 It has turned to ten o'clock.
正 It has turned ten o'clock.
析 turn 用在年龄和时间方面表示“(年龄)刚过…”“(时间)已到…”时,是及物动词,其后直接加宾语。
误 He turned a deaf ear about our request for help.
正 He turned a deaf ear to our request for help.
析 “充耳不闻”“置之不理”可以说 turn a deaf ear to,介词 to 不可改为about。
误 He turned back to find a policeman eyeing him suspiciously.
正 He turned round to find a policeman eyeing him suspiciously.
析 turn back意为“返回”“走回原地”; “转身”“扭过头来”可以说turn round。
误 Be sure to turn down the light when you leave the room.
正 Be sure to turn off the light when you leave the room.
误 Would you please turn off the radio a little?The baby is sleeping.
正 Would you please turn down the radio a little?The baby is sleeping.
析 turn down意为“把(收音机音量等)开小”“把(声音)放低”; “关上(收音机、电灯,水龙头等)”用turn off。
误 They always turn into me when they are in trouble.
正 They always turn to me when they are in trouble.
误 She had no one to turn into for advice.
正 She had no one to turn to for advice.
误 The child turned into its mother for comfort.
正 The child turned to its mother for comfort.
误 It was dark. There was no one into whom he could turn for help.
正 It was dark. There was no one to whom he could turn for help.
析 turn into意为“变为”“使变为”,而表示“找某人寻求(帮助、建议等)”常说turn to sb for...,其中的介词to不能换为into。
误 Bob turned a blind eye at the “No Fishing” sign.
正 Bob turned a blind eye to/on the “No Fishing” sign.
析 “对…视而不见”“故意不理会”可以用 turn a blind eye to/on sth,这里介词 to 或 on 不可以换作 at。
误 The robbers had turned the room inside out.
正 The robbers had turned the room upside down.
析 turn sth inside out意为“把里面的东西翻出来”“彻底搜查”; 表示“翻转”“倒放”“彻底弄乱”时可以说turn sth upside down。
误 The square looks more splendid with all the lights turning on.
正 The square looks more splendid with all the lights turned on.
析 with短语在句中作伴随状语, turn on有被动意义,因此用过去分词短语。
误 Turn over your trousers legs and they won't get wet.
正 Turn up your trousers legs and they won't get wet.
析 turn over意为“翻转”,而“卷起”用turn up。
误 The cap of the bottle opened with a turn.
正 The cap of the bottle opened at a turn.
误 When you reach the end of this road, take the turn to the left.
正 When you reach the end of this road, take a turn to the left.
误 His condition took the turn for the worse during the night.
正 His condition took a turn for the worse during the night.
析 “转向…”“向…发展”是take a turn to〔for〕,不用定冠词the。
误 They got on the bus by turns.
正 They got on the bus in turn.
误 They spoke by turns at the meeting.
正 They spoke in turn at the meeting.
析 by turns是“交替”“轮流”的意思,多指两个人或两个行为之间的交替进行; 如表示“按顺序”则应该用in turn。
误 At night we watched at his bedside by turn.
正 At night we watched at his bedside by turns.
误 We took turn at nursing the sick child.
正 We took turns at nursing the sick child.
析 turn在by turns和take turns等短语中,习惯用复数。