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turn (away) (from someone or something)

to turn oneself to avoid someone or something. She turned away from me as I walked past, pretending not to see me. She turned from Ken and ran.

turn

1. in. to go over to the other side, as with a spy or a criminal turning into an informer. (Underworld.) Is there a chance that Bart would turn?
2. tv. to corrupt someone; to turn someone to a life of crime. Pete was trying to turn a young kid.
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MORE junctions in Cardiff have been added to a "banned" list where drivers are only permitted to turn in certain directions.
A U-turn in driving implies performing a 180-degree turn to change the direction of travel towards the opposite direction.
The March and May 2010 issues of NASA's invaluable Callback newsletter review situations where confusion exists among pilots and air traffic controllers about when procedure turns are needed or required.
turn up 1 : to be found or happen unexpectedly <Don't worry, the key will turn up.
Cross the stile and go on with the hedge on your right and turn left at the corner to join the road next to the farm.
The H2P instantly lost all outside reference just as he was beginning a descending, decelerating left turn toward final.
The turn of a depicted figure has the same significance and effect, especially when the figure turns from behind to address the viewer directly and intimately.
A partner can manually help the athlete turn the hips properly.
If Olson wants to turn left to swoop around a gate, she leans her body to the left and the snowboard swoops in the same direction.
In the next few months, Future Design plans to introduce an improved air ring that Krycki claims may eliminate impurities that in turn can cause film distortions in the collapser.
On the other hand, short circuits are fault current paths normally between two adjacent coil turns.
As we practiced steep turns, getting closer and closer to halving the minimum practical test tolerances, the question came up: Besides demonstration of a "circus trick" in order to earn his commercial certificate, what is the purpose of performing steep turns?
Follow Mercote Hall Lane as it turns left and right to reach a crossroads of paths at the end of the quarry on your right and turn left at the way mark post.
This prophetic word turns to a priestly invitation in v.