turn the page


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turn the page

to stop thinking about or dealing with something When a patient dies, a doctor just has to turn the page and concentrate on the next patient.
Related vocabulary: turn over a new leaf
See also: page, turn

turn the page

to begin to behave in a more positive way after a period of difficulties It's time to put this tragedy to rest and turn the page to a new and happier chapter of our lives.
See also: page, turn
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While I truly believe that the majority in this wonderful country does not want to impose its will upon others, I am compelled as I turn the pages of your publication to shake my head in disbelief at your spoton, no-holds-barred reporting of the insanity that is the Religious Right.
She'd turn the pages of the novels, she'd note that there was a sex scene there that made her extremely uncomfortable and sorry that friends of hers were going to be seeing the book.
As you turn the pages of this sumptuous book you learn to appreciate that basic universal principles like generosity of spirit, humanity, proportions and composition drive his work and invariably give rise to outstanding buildings.
Is it possible for me to turn the pages of "Woman in Amber" without a deeply ingrained bias?
As young readers turn the pages they discover how they, like Arnold, get angry, stay angry, the impact that anger has on other people, and how they can can deal with and overcome anger.
Visitors can literally turn the pages of the on-line catalogue, selecting products directly from this view.
As they turn the pages and work the games, they will exercise reading and writing skills, learn about new things, and enhance fine motor skills and experience intellectual stimulation as they color, link dot-to-dots, spot differences, count, observing, finding and linking pairs, add, subtract, and involve themselves in complex problem solving.
Even if you go with the intention of picking up one of the titles listed below, take some time out to wander among the aisles, pick up the books, turn the pages and get lost in something other than the madness.
No small matter for youngish readers, these books feel comfortable in the hand and the color covers inveigle readers to pick them up and turn the pages.