English to Afrikaans Meaning :: turn

Turn :
- draaidraaidraaidraaie

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Noun(1) a circular segment of a curve(2) the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course(3) (game(4) an unforeseen development(5) a movement in a new direction(6) the act of turning away or in the opposite direction(7) turning or twisting around (in place(8) a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else(9) (sports(10) a short performance that is part of a longer program(11) a favor for someone(12) taking a short walk out and back
Verb(1) change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense(2) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action(3) undergo a change or development(4) cause to move around or rotate(5) change to the contrary(6) pass to the other side of(7) pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become(8) let (something(9) move around an axis or a center(10) cause to move around a center so as to show another side of(11) to send or let go(12) to break and turn over earth especially with a plow(13) shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel(14) change color(15) twist suddenly so as to sprain(16) cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics

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(1) turn the oven to 200Ôö¼Ôûæ(2) With summer now a memory, and the leaves beginning to turn , its time to prepare to put your boat away for the winter.(3) The engine stirred after the third turn of the key, emitting the guttural gurgle of a badly tuned rally car.(4) In 1993, at the age of 81, Gunnar made himself a wood lathe specifically to turn spheres.(5) they were asked to turn their cards face down(6) it gave me quite a turn!(7) When it got to this point in the game, this was the only time John could go out and turn everything loose.(8) To many in Scotland, Smith is just a comic turn and it's often taken outsiders to recognise her ability to do more than just drop one-liners.(9) she had a nasty turn in the middle of the night(10) However, around the turn of the 15th century, the practice began of having a small chorus sing polyphonically.(11) Industry observers say that the sudden turn of events in the industry has to be assimilated with a note of caution.(12) Do up all buttons, snaps, zippers, etc. before washing and turn the garment inside out.(13) Events in the office continue to take a turn for the surreal.(14) Michael J Fox does a good turn as the voice of Milo, and James Garner's Rourke is evil enough to be engaging.(15) Not wanting to be embarrassed, I shot a 47 on the front nine and really bore down after the turn .(16) They were still active in Central Otago after the turn of the century.
Related Words
(1) turn on ::
sit aan
(2) turn right ::
draai regs
(3) in turn ::
op sy beurt
(4) turn left ::
draai links
(5) turn over ::
om asseblief
1. rotation ::
2. change of direction ::
verandering van rigting
3. bend ::
4. opportunity ::
5. service ::
6. bout ::
7. twist ::
8. play ::
9. spell ::
10. turn of events ::
11. bit ::
12. turning ::
13. crook ::
14. good turn ::
goeie beurt
16. change direction ::
verander van rigting
17. bend ::
18. aim at ::
mik vir
19. sprain ::
20. become ::
21. convert ::
22. reach ::
23. take up ::
neem op
24. move on to ::
skuif op na
25. move around ::
rond te beweeg
26. release ::
27. plow ::
28. reverse ::
29. call on ::
'n beroep op
30. turn over ::
om asseblief
31. ferment ::
32. wrench ::
33. grow ::
Different Forms
turn, turned, turns
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Look, I didn\'t turn the key
or anything, all right?

Look, I didn't TURN the key or anything, all right?

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 9

and I\'ll turn that pretty face
of yours inside-out.

and I'll TURN that pretty face of yours inside-out.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 4

You\'re right. We turn our guidance system
over to them,

You're right. We TURN our guidance system over to them,

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 24

- I need to turn it off.
- What if you don\'t?

- I need to TURN it off. - What if you don't?

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 2

and I can\'t turn on
the night-light

and I can't TURN on the night-light

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 18

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