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turf (someone) out

To eject, evict, or otherwise forcibly remove someone (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The bouncer turfed the drunkard out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that the landlord is turfing us out at the end of the month because he wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: out, turf

be turfed

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard was turfed after he started a fight with another customer in the bar. I just found out that we're being turfed at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: turf

be turfed out

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard was turfed out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that we're being turfed out at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: out, turf

get turfed

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard got turfed after he started a fight with another customer in the bar. I just found out that we're getting turfed at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: get, turf

get turfed out

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from someplace). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard got turfed out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that we're getting turfed out at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: get, out, turf

turf war

1. An ongoing fight among factions, often criminal ones, attempting to control a particular territory (i.e. their "turf"). Primarily heard in US. The neighborhood has been torn apart by the turf war between the two gangs.
2. By extension, a dispute or hostile environment among persons or factions competing for a particular position, or influence in a particular area. The school newspaper has become the scene of a turf war among several ambitious students who all want to add "editor" to their college applications. The electoral map has become nothing more than a diagram of the turf war between the two parties.
See also: turf, war

surf and turf

fish and beef; lobster and beef. (A dinner serving incorporating both expensive seafood and an expensive cut of beef. Alludes to the sea and to the pasture. Fixed order.) Walter ordered the surf and turf, but Alice ordered only a tiny salad. No surf and turf for me. I want fish and fish alone.
See also: and, surf, turf

a turf war

  (American)
a fight or an argument to decide who controls an area or an activity The recent shootings in the city are part of a turf war between two competing gangs.
See also: turf, war

turf

n. (one’s) ground or territory. When you’re on my turf, you do what I say—savvy? This is my turf, and what I say goes.
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7 8 IF you need to seed small areas, scatter seed over the turf too, to stop any lines forming.
As proven with the recently converted synthetic turf fields at Minnie Howard, Fort Ward, and Ben Brenman, a thletic fie lds with a synthetic turf surface are more beneficial to the City of Alexandria than natural grass surfaces for several reasons .
THE shifting of the men's hockey preparatory camp from Bangalore to New Delhi has brought attention on the state of the various astro turfs throughout the country.
He and his staff are now delivering hundreds of square metres of Yorkshire turf a day across the country.
Most specialist suppliers have websites which give useful information on choosing the right turf, ordering the right amount and laying it correctly.
Saint Stephen, the Native Diver Handicap winner at Hollywood Park, goes back to turf Saturday for the Ft.
The infected abscesses may also be associated with previous existing turf burns or abrasions.
Astro Turf starts in 1997, when Lord, author of Forever Barbie, a history of the icon of feminine culture, returns to JPL.
The golf course turf care industry is a very competitive industry, made more competitive by the fact that all the companies sell similar products," says Bob West, director of marketing, LESCO.
The larger turf ballfield area also includes a soccer field.
Your turf is a combination of physical and psychological boundaries and areas of influence that affect your status, your power, and ultimately your survival within the organization.