turn

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turn is part of the Basic English 850.
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turn is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
turn

Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
turn

Third-person singular
turns

Past tense
turned

Past participle
turned

Present participle
turning

The road will turn
  1. (transitive & intransitive) To face a different direction
    The car turned the corner and went north.
    Walk down the street and turn left at the lights.
    The dancers turned round and around.
  2. (linking) If something turns a certain way, it becomes that way.
    The sky turned dark and cloudy.
    The game turned into a fight.