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turn (away) (from someone or something)

to turn oneself to avoid someone or something. She turned away from me as I walked past, pretending not to see me. She turned from Ken and ran.

turn

1. in. to go over to the other side, as with a spy or a criminal turning into an informer. (Underworld.) Is there a chance that Bart would turn?
2. tv. to corrupt someone; to turn someone to a life of crime. Pete was trying to turn a young kid.
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Use flip turn lead up, such as front and back somersaults in pike positions.
Which HoxA genes in a cell turn on ultimately determines the cell's position in the final appendage.
At Turn we're focused on creating technology that radically simplifies the online advertising process while ensuring both advertisers and publishers get exceptional results," said Jim Barnett, CEO and Chairman, Turn Inc.
Since we started using Turn for our large technology client, their team has anticipated our needs and has been exceptionally responsive to our service requests.
TURN right in front of the medical centre and cross the footbridge to turn left into Alne Close.
Exit and immediately turn right at the first intersection (before Days Inn) onto Gaulbert (street name may not be visible); hotel is on the right at the corner of Arthur and Gaulbert.
After running through the high point of the hammer, you must complete the turn on the ball of the left foot by actively driving back to double support as soon as possible.
The concept of an ecdysone-based gene switch arose a few years ago, when scientists finally found the hormone's receptor, the cellular protein to which it must bind in order to turn genes on.
Track designers help out by banking the turns--angling the roadway inward so that a car's weight helps pull it through the turn, just as leaning into a turn helps you on your bike.
We are very excited to have attracted a Turn board member of his caliber.
ON the left side of the church enter the private drive next to Church Lane and immediately turn left through a kissing gate and go forward to a similar gate next to the thatched cottage.
Always turn the fish (using tongs) unless it is really thin (1/2 inch) and keep it covered.
Turn the upper body to the right and focus your eyes to the right, so that the shoulder axis is parallel to the throwing direction.
Full-color 3D moving maps - Just like an in-car navigation system, the 3D maps turn, move and stop as the driver does the same, while also displaying a realistic image of the streets the driver is approaching and streets they are passing.
In the next field turn diagonal left to a kissing gate and stay in the same direction to climb a stile on to a drive and turn right.