done to a turn


done to a turn
perfectly cooked

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • done to a turn — done/cooked/to a turn phrase cooked for exactly the right amount of time Thesaurus: cooked or preparedhyponym Main entry: turn * * * done to a turn Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • done to a turn — See: TO A T or TO A TURN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • done to a turn — See: TO A T or TO A TURN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • done to a turn — 1. mod. well cooked; nicely cooked. □ The entire meal was done to a turn. □ The turkey was done to a turn. 2. mod. beaten. □ When Wilbur’s opponent was done to a turn, Wilbur was declared the winner. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • done\ to\ a\ turn — • to a t • to a turn • fit to a t • done to a turn • suit to a t adv. phr. Just right; to perfection; exactly. The roast was done to a turn. His nickname, tiny, suited him to a t. Compare: to the letter …   Словарь американских идиом

  • done to a turn — cooked or baked until very tasty    The steaks were done to a turn brown and juicy …   English idioms

  • done to a turn — Meaning Cooked just right. Origin Food cooked on a spit had to be turned by hand …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • be done to a turn — be cooked/done to a turn to be cooked for exactly the right amount of time. The beef was done to a turn …   New idioms dictionary

  • Turn — Turn, n. 1. The act of turning; movement or motion about, or as if about, a center or axis; revolution; as, the turn of a wheel. [1913 Webster] 2. Change of direction, course, or tendency; different order, position, or aspect of affairs;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turn and turn about — Turn Turn, n. 1. The act of turning; movement or motion about, or as if about, a center or axis; revolution; as, the turn of a wheel. [1913 Webster] 2. Change of direction, course, or tendency; different order, position, or aspect of affairs;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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