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turf (one) out

To eject, evict, or otherwise forcibly remove one (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The bouncer turfed the drunkard out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that the landlord is turfing us out at the end of the month because he wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: out, turf

be turfed

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard was turfed after he started a fight with another customer in the bar. I just found out that we're being turfed at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
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be turfed out

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard was turfed out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that we're being turfed out at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: out, turf

get turfed

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard got turfed after he started a fight with another customer in the bar. I just found out that we're getting turfed at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: get, turf

get turfed out

To be ejected, evicted, or otherwise forcibly removed (from some place). Primarily heard in UK. The drunkard got turfed out of the bar after he started a fight with another customer. I just found out that we're getting turfed out at the end of the month because the landlord wants to move back into the house himself.
See also: get, out, turf

turf war

1. An ongoing fight among factions, often criminal ones, attempting to control a particular territory (i.e. their "turf"). The neighborhood has been torn apart by the turf war between the two gangs.
2. By extension, a dispute or hostile environment among persons or factions competing for a particular position, or influence in a particular area. The school newspaper has become the scene of a turf war among several ambitious students who all want to add "editor" to their college applications. The electoral map has become nothing more than a diagram of the turf war between the two parties.
See also: turf, war

on (one's) home turf

1. In the place or area where one is locally established. The team will be playing the championship match on their home turf this weekend, which they're hoping will give them a bit of an advantage. We'll be hosting the state-wide high school science fair on our home turf next month.
2. In a field, profession, or area for which one has a deep affinity or familiarity. After a string of unsuccessful action films, the director is back on home turf with a biting new historical drama. I tried a few television roles, but I'm really only on my home turf when I'm doing stand-up.
See also: home, on, turf

surf and turf

Seafood (surf), especially fish or lobster, served with beef (turf). Sometimes stylized as "surf 'n' turf." I've never understood the appeal of surf and turf, personally—I love steak and lobster, but their flavors don't really go together. I know a great place down by the beach that does excellent surf 'n' turf.
See also: and, surf, turf

surf and turf

fish and beef; lobster and beef. (A dinner serving incorporating both expensive seafood and an expensive cut of beef. Alludes to the sea and to the pasture. Fixed order.) Walter ordered the surf and turf, but Alice ordered only a tiny salad. No surf and turf for me. I want fish and fish alone.
See also: and, surf, turf

surf and turf

a dish containing both seafood and meat, typically shellfish and steak. chiefly North American
See also: and, surf, turf

a ˈturf war

(informal) an argument or a dispute about who owns or controls an area: Street violence has escalated as a result of a turf war between rival neighbourhood gangs.Turf wars are inevitable when two departments are merged.
In informal language, your turf is the place where you live and/or work, especially when you think of it as your own.
See also: turf, war

turf

n. (one’s) ground or territory. When you’re on my turf, you do what I say—savvy? This is my turf, and what I say goes.
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Tyas Turf currently grows 80 acres, which is a special blend of fescue and rye grasses which are hard wearing and remain green all year round.
Consequently, the South African stadi-ums in Nelspruit and Polokwane are fitted with the Grasmaster(r) system produced by Desso Sport Systems, the artificial turf pro-ducer from Belgium.
Children and adults should avoid eating while on the turf.
Although it's a product whose job is to lie still, there's a lot of engineering that goes into artificial turf.
Look at a sample first and buy from a specialist turf grower, not from a supplier who cuts a field and digs it up.
Boone Baker, a then- wide receiver for the Austin (TX) High Maroons junior varsity, nearly lost his life to MRSA after sustaining a turf abrasion on his shoulder following a tackle in an October 7, 2005 game vs Westlake High.
While von Braun appears throughout Astro Turf to express the most backward values of the cold war, Lord's real animus is reserved for her father, whom she reveres for his intriguing career as a rocket engineer but resents bitterly for his absence from family life.
The project included the renovation of two natural grass ballfields and the installation of two state-of-the-art synthetic turf fields that will maximize playtime, enable year-round use.
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