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turn someone's crankTo arouse a person's interest or passion; to excite someone.Rate it:

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crank outTo produce in large volumes mechanically or as if by machine.Rate it:

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crank upTo increase, as the volume, power or energy of something.Rate it:

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crank upTo start something mechanical, an act that often used to involve cranking.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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turn someone's headTo influence someone in a manner that significantly changes his or her behavior.Rate it:

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turn someone's headTo attract someone's romantic interest.Rate it:

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turn outTo result; end up.Rate it:

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turn intoTo transform into; become.Rate it:

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turn to stoneTo become completely still, not moving.Rate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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turn againstTo rebel or oppose something formerly supported.Rate it:

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turn aroundAn upset; a suprising comeback.Rate it:

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turn outTo attend; show up.Rate it:

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turn to stoneTo cause something to become stone.Rate it:

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about turnA complete change of opinion, direction, etc.Rate it:

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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.Rate it:

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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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every time i turn aroundFrequently; at every turn; with annoying frequency.Rate it:

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good turnA good deed; a thoughtful or selfless act.Rate it:

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take a turn for the betterTo start to become better; to improve.Rate it:

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take a turn for the worseTo start to become worse; to worsen.Rate it:

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talk out of turnTo make a remark or provide information when it is inappropriate or indiscreet to do so, or when one does not have permission or the authority to do so.Rate it:

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to a turnTo perfection.Rate it:

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toss and turnTo be unable to sleep because of worrying.Rate it:

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tune in, turn on, drop outPay attention to the new way of living; take drugs; abandon the established ways.Rate it:

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turn a blind eyeTo ignore or deliberately overlook, especially with respect to something unpleasant or improper.Rate it:

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turn a cornerAlternative form of turn the corner.Rate it:

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turn a deaf earto refuse to listen or hear somethingRate it:

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turn a hairTo become afraid or visibly upset.Rate it:

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turn a phraseTo create a particular linguistic expression which is strikingly clear, appropriate, and memorable.Rate it:

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turn a profitTo obtain profit from an investment.Rate it:

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turn a profitTo gain money or to gain materially.Rate it:

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turn a trickTo perform a sexual service for a customer.Rate it:

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turn about is fair playMy business partner came up to Me the week before Halloween to notify that he was leaving for two weeks in Florida 'cause is wife was tired.Rate it:

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turn againstTo rotate against or in opposition to something.Rate it:

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turn awayTo rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something.Rate it:

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turn awayTo bend or turn from a fixed course.Rate it:

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turn awayTo refuse to admit someone.Rate it:

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turn awayTo avert or deflect something.Rate it:

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turn backTo reverse one's direction and retrace one's steps.Rate it:

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turn backTo backtrack.Rate it:

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turn backTo fold something back; to fold down.Rate it:

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turn backNo turn a dial anticlockwise or adjust a clock or other meter to an earlier time or reading.Rate it:

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turn backTo refuse to allow someone to pass a border or enter a place.Rate it:

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turn downTo refuse, decline, or deny.Rate it:

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turn downTo reduce the amount of something by means of a control, such as the volume, heat, or light.Rate it:

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turn downTo reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.Rate it:

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turn headsTo garner a considerable amount of attention.Rate it:

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turn inTo submit something; to give.Rate it:

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