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turned off

uninterested. I'm sort of turned off to stuff like that these days. Part of getting older, I guess. I can't pay attention if I'm turned off, now can I?
See also: off, turn

turned off

mod. uninterested. I’m sort of turned off to stuff like that these days. Part of getting older, I guess.
See also: off, turn
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Council chiefs in Leicestershire have permanently switched off 60 street lights and turned off 1,300 village lamps between midnight and 5.
We turned off approximately half at that time," said executive assistant Alida A.
Background counts arising from external (to our apparatus) sources continue to be a difficulty; as a point-of-reference, the background count rate drops a factor of five when the reactor is turned off.
If people turned off their electronic devices, "they would notice a significant improvement in their mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being," the archbishop said in a homily reported by Independent Catholic News.
Even though he is not handsome she can see his inner beauty, but he is uncomfortable when his own filter is turned off, and he still does not get back together with her, to a large extent because he doesn't think he is worthy of her.
PALMDALE - After Los Angeles County was petitioned for a revote, ballots are going out this week to residents in six Palmdale neighborhoods whose street lights were turned off after they rejected joining a lighting district.
Since MRAM retains information when power is turned off, products like personal computers using it could start up instantly, without waiting for software to "boot up".
Space heaters should always be turned off when leaving the room or going to sleep.
YOU'RE DRIVING TO WORK AND SUDDENly can't remember whether you turned off the oven.
Staff used the manual to quickly locate the systems that needed to be turned off.
First, each customer's gas service is locked down (physically turned off and locked) by a representative of Peoples Gas as a safety precaution and as required by federal and state regulations.
In the largest public demonstration in history, residents and businesses in cities across the United States turned off nonessential lighting on the evening of Saturday, March 27 to show their commitment to fighting climate change.
As a result, critics say, well-funded special interests have grown more influential and the concerns of ordinary citizens - who have been turned off from local politics - have become less important to candidates.
For cancer to grow, several tumor-suppressor genes may need to be turned off in unison, says coauthor Adi F.
Specifically, Intersil's architecture allows the central processing unit (CPU) voltage regulator to be completely turned off when the microprocessor is not in use, eliminating voltage generation for the CPU and reducing total system power consumption in aggressive mobile power management environments.