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turn on one's heelTo suddenly turn away from someone or something in order to depart rapidly, especially as expressive of haughtiness, disapproval, or evasiveness.Rate it:

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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellentRate it:

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bring to heelTo be forced to obey.Rate it:

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bring to heelTo force someone to obey.Rate it:

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couldn't pour water out of a boot with the instructions on the heelSynonym of couldn't organise a piss-up in a breweryRate it:

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down at heelIn poor condition, especially due to having worn heels; worn-out, shabby.Rate it:

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down at heelShabbily dressed, slovenly; impoverished.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 in one's graveTo be appalled, offended or disgusted by something, despite being deceased.Rate it:

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turn one onTo increase interest.Rate it:

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turn one's backTo forsake, to abandon; to ignore.Rate it:

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turn one's coatTo turn against a previous affiliation or allegiance.Rate it:

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turn one's nose upAlternative form of turn up one's nose.Rate it:

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turn up one's noseTo refuse, especially as due to pride or status.Rate it:

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turn up one's noseTo sneer.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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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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turn backTo reverse one's direction and retrace one's steps.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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please turn leftWhen giving directions to a person, indicates that he or she should turn left.Rate it:

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please turn rightWhen giving directions to a person, indicates that he or she should turn right.Rate it:

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star turnAn acting performance which causes the performer to become renowned.Rate it:

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take a turnChange in direction, tone, or tendency.Rate it:

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take a turnTo walk around; to stroll.Rate it:

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take a turnTo participate in an activity involving two or more participants.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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take a wrong turn at AlbuquerqueTo take a wrong turn or miss a turn in a journey, so reaching a place distant from the original goal.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 aboutAlternative spelling of turnaboutRate it:

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