make a left turn


make a left turn
turn toward the left (in a motor vehicle)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • turn — turn1 W1S1 [tə:n US tə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(your body)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(move around central point)¦ 5¦(change)¦ 6¦(attention/thoughts)¦ 7 turn your back (on somebody/something) 8¦(age/time)¦ 9 turn something inside out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn — 1 verb CHANGE DIRECTION/POSITION 1 a) YOUR BODY (I) to move your body so that you are looking in a different direction: Ricky turned and walked away. (+ around/round/away etc): I turned around quickly to see if someone was following. | Dan turned …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn — [n1] revolution, curving about face, angle, bend, bias, bow, branch, change, changeabout, circle, circuit, circulation, circumvolution, corner, curve, cycle, departure, detour, deviation, direction, drift, flection, flexure, fork, gyration, gyre …   New thesaurus

  • turn — turn1 [ tɜrn ] verb *** ▸ 1 change position ▸ 2 change direction ▸ 3 make circular movement ▸ 4 do/become something else ▸ 5 become particular age ▸ 6 move page to other side ▸ 7 about stomach ▸ 8 milk: become sour ▸ 9 affect game/fight ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • turn */*/*/ — I UK [tɜː(r)n] / US [tɜrn] verb Word forms turn : present tense I/you/we/they turn he/she/it turns present participle turning past tense turned past participle turned 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to change the position of your body or head so… …   English dictionary

  • turn — I n. change of direction direction 1) to make, negotiate a turn (to negotiate a difficult turn) 2) to take a turn (the conversation took an interesting turn) 3) a left; right; sharp turn; U turn (to make a U turn) 4) a turn to (a turn to the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • turn*/*/*/ — [tɜːn] verb I 1) [I/T] to change the position of your body or your head so that you are facing in a different direction She turned and smiled at me.[/ex] He turned his head and looked around the room.[/ex] Maria turned to the reporters and said:… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • turn — I. verb Etymology: Middle English; partly from Old English tyrnan & turnian to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare, from Latin, to turn on a lathe, from tornus lathe, from Greek tornos; partly from Anglo French turner, tourner to turn, from… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • turn — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rotation, revolution; twirl, twist; deflection, diversion; coil, convulsion; change; crisis; aptitude, ability, skill; act, skit; spell, shift, tour, trick. v. revolve, rotate, pivot; reel; rebel,… …   English dictionary for students

  • turn — 1. verb 1) the wheels were still turning Syn: go around, revolve, rotate, spin, roll, circle, wheel, whirl, twirl, gyrate, swivel, pivot 2) I turned and headed back Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words


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