take (one's) turn

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take (one's) turn

To do something at one's designated time or place in a sequence. There are a lot of people who want to try the game, so you'll have to wait until everyone has taken their turn. Let me know when I can take my turn.
See also: take, turn

take one's turn

[when playing a game] to make one's move or play one's cards; [when alternating with someone, waiting for one's opportunity or place in a sequence] to perform one's task. Somebody please wake Max up so he can take his turn.
See also: take, turn
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If there was any way to make sure that men took their turn at keeping the kitchen sink free of greasy saucepans and last night's dishes, it has to be the 29-year-old dishwasher in a bikini.