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every time (one) turns around

With great frequency; constantly and consistently. I just don't know how Tonya does so much. It seems like every time she turns around she's winning some new award for her work. I swear, these kids are going to put me in an early grave. Every time I turn around they're fighting with each other again!
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every time I turn around

Very often, perhaps surprisingly so. I'm going broke these days because there seems to be a new problem with my car every time I turn around. Every time I turn around, Tina's won another swim meet! That girl could be headed for the Olympics one day.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

every time one turns around

Fig. frequently; at every turn; with annoying frequency. Somebody asks me for money every time I turn around. Something goes wrong with Bill's car every time he turns around.
See also: around, every, one, time, turn
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

every time one turns around

Very often; too often. For example, Every time I turn around he's asking for more money, or Something in this house breaks down every time I turn around.
See also: around, every, one, time, turn
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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