Turn left at the traffic lights.
I turned the car into the drive.
Go up the street and turn left on the square. (Key English Test; A2; Portuguese)
Ricky turned and saw Sue standing in the doorway.
She put out the light, turned over and went to sleep.
I turned around and looked into the eyes of my favourite football player Timo Hildebrand. (Preliminary English Test; B1; German)
Ella turned the cup to hide the crack in it.
I turned it over in my hands and looked at it quite carefully. (Preliminary English Test; B1; German)
Now turn the page, please, and start Exercise 2.
He turned over two or three pages.
Now turn to page 23 and look at the first paragraph.
Television helps a lot to make our life easier. But, where is the poetry of handling a book? Yes, there is a lot of poetry, first you handle it, you turn the pages, second you can read any passage, where and when you want. (First Certificate in English; B2; Portuguese)
Turn the steering wheel as quickly as you can.
The Earth turns on its axis once every 24 hours.
The wheels started to turn (round).
She turned the door knob and quietly opened the door.
It's not like sitting on a bike and just turning the pedals, in this case you work only your legs. (First Certificate in English; B2; Latvian)
The sky turned black and it started to rain.
The weather has suddenly turned cold.
When I refused to pay, he turned nasty.
She turned pale and started to shiver.
His friends began to laugh and my face turned red. (First Certificate in English; B2; Danish)
He turned 18 last May.
One of the best thing[s] when you turn 17 in Britain is that you can start to take driving lessons. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; German)
Restaurant staff often took food home, and their boss turned a blind eye.
Nevertheless, we can't turn a blind eye to this reality. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Portuguese)
This could result in the loss of certain species of fish and this in turn poses a serious threat to the fishing communities along the river banks.
This, in turn, enabled them to find jobs and become financially independent from their husbands. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Polish)
She turned her back on Hollywood and went to live in Florida.
She gets to learn that Olivia turned her back on her past and merged totally with India through her attraction to and sympathy for the Nawab. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Catalan)
He turned his nose up at my offer of soup, saying he wanted a proper meal.
Moreover, she will not turn her nose up at anybody who might be considered less worthy than her. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Spanish)
I'm not drinking any more - I've turned over a new leaf.
She promised to turn over a new leaf. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Spanish)
I was tossing and turning for most of the night.
As she tossed and turned, unable to sleep, she started [going over] the events that had taken place before that evening. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Spanish)
They had to turn back because of the bad weather.
As we were walking along we came across a river we couldn't pass, so we turned back. (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)
I asked him to turn down the heating.
Actually, as I know nothing about instruments, the only thing I could do was just turn the volume up and down. (First Certificate in English; B2; Japanese)
He offered her a trip to Australia but she turned it/him down.
He turned down the job because it involved too much travelling.
I hope you don't turn down my invitation. (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)
The council was hoping to turn a children's home into a residence for adolescent girls.
The town turned from a small seaside resort into a major commercial centre when oil was discovered.
After midnight it turns into a club where you can dance [to] any kind of music. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)
Have you turned the computer off?
He turned the TV off and started thinking about Tania. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Portuguese)
Ben turned the TV on.
I turned the computer on to check my e-mail box. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Portuguese)
The bomb warning turned out to be a false alarm.
How did the recipe turn out?
But unfortunately, my experience of seeing the musical show named "Over the Rainbow" in your Circle Theatre turned out to be rather disappointing. (First Certificate in English; B2; Chinese)
It turned out that we'd been to the same school.
It turned out that Corey was organizing the concert and he asked me and three of my friends if we wanted to help. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)
Thousands of people turned out to welcome the England team home.
Over 800 people turned out for the protest.
On top of that, there were more than 5,000 people who had turn[ed] out [for] the festival! (First Certificate in English; B2; Chinese)
Eventually she turned to her aunt for help.
Her family lived a long way away, and she had no one to turn to.
People were very friendly and there was always someone to turn to in case of trouble. (First Certificate in English; B2; French)
Do you think many people will turn up?
She turned up at my house late one night.
A few minutes later two security men turned up. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)
Could you turn the heating up, please?
In addition to that, my neighbour is always organizing part[ie]s during the week. He stay[s up] with his friends till late and they turn the music up. (Skills for Life (Entry 3); B1; French)
Is it my turn yet?
It's your turn to do the washing up!
In this game if you give the wrong answer you have to miss a turn.
I really enjoy[ed] the holidays in England with you, so now it's my turn to invite you to come to my country, Peru. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)
We take turns to answer the phone.
They all took turns carrying the suitcase.
I suggest that each family takes turns to cut the grass once a week. (First Certificate in English; B2; Danish)
Each of us collects the mail in turn.
He spoke to the three boys in turn.
We had two different teachers in the mornings and in the afternoons in turn. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Japanese)
He took out more loans, which, in turn, led to more debt.
People will study for a range of degrees, which may imply that a lot of new jobs, mainly related to computers, will gain importance, which, in turn, could result in a better organization of the jobs and, as a consequence, a reduction in the unemployment rate. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Catalan)
a left/right turn
We got as far as the school, and there we had to make a right turn.
The weather took a turn for the better.
Despite all the environmental problems it is up to us to prevent things from taking a turn for the worse. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)
He was born at the turn of the century.
We were all shocked by this tragic turn of events.
She was not prepared for such an unexpected turn of events! (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)