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to turn sth. off etw. ausschalten
to turn sth. off [e.g. the light, the TV] etw. ausmachen [ugs.] [abschalten, ausschalten]
to turn sth. off [the gas, the heating, the tap / faucet, etc.] etw. [Akk.] zudrehen [den Gashahn, die Heizung, den Wasserhahn etc.]
to turn sth. on etw. anschmeißen [ugs.] [etwas in Gang setzen]
to turn sth. on [appliance] etw. anstellen [z. B. Spülmaschine]
to turn sth. on [the light, the radio, etc.]etw. [Akk.] andrehen [das Licht, das Radio etc.]
to turn sth. on its ear [idiom] frischen Wind in etw. bringen [Idiom]
to turn sth. on its head [idiom]etw. [Akk.] auf den Kopf stellen [Redewendung]
to turn sth. over in one's mind etw. wälzen [Probleme, Gedanken, Pläne] [ugs.]
to turn sth. over in one's mind etw. [Akk.] hin und her überlegen
to turn sth. over (in one's mind)etw. (in Gedanken) durchkauen
to turn sth. over (to sb./sth.) [hand over](jdm./etw.) etw. [Akk.] übergeben
to turn sth. round [a company, a football club, etc.]etw. aus der Krise führen [ein Unternehmen, einen Fußballclub etc.]
to turn sth. sour etw. [Akk.] säuern
to turn sth. to and fro etw. hin und her drehen
to turn sth. to (good) account etw. nutzen
to turn sth. to the insideetw. nach innen stülpen
to turn sth. to the outsideetw. nach außen stülpen
to turn sth. toward / towards sb./sth. etw. auf jdn./etw. richten [Augen, Blicke etc.]
to turn sth. up etw. aufdrehen [Heizung, Lautstärke]
to turn sth. up [one's collar] etw. [Akk.] hochklappen [den Kragen]
to turn sth. up [sleeves, etc.] etw. umschlagen [Hose, Ärmel usw.]
to turn sth. upside down etw. [Akk.] umstürzen [stürzen] [Puddingform, Gussform etc.]
to turn sth. upside down etw. [Akk.] stürzen [Puddingform, Gussform etc.]
to turn sth. upside down [idiom] [throw into disorder]etw. [Akk.] auf den Kopf stellen [ugs.] [Redewendung] [das Unterste zuoberst kehren]
to turn swords into ploughshares [Br.] [fig.]Schwerter zu Pflugscharen machen [fig.]
to turn swords into plowshares [Am.] [fig.] Schwerter in Pflugscharen verwandeln [fig.]
to turn tail (and run)Fersengeld geben [die Flucht ergreifen]
to (turn tail and) fleedie Flucht ergreifen
to turn the air blue [fig.] fluchen
to turn the argument on its head [idiom]im Umkehrschluss
to turn the balance [fig.] den Ausschlag geben [Redewendung]
to turn the car arounddas Auto wenden
to turn the cornerum die Ecke gehen
to turn the corner um die Ecke biegen
to turn the corner [idiom] die Kurve kriegen [ugs.] [Redewendung]
to turn the corner [idiom] über den Berg kommen [Redewendung]
to turn the first sod den ersten Spatenstich tun
to turn the first spadeful of earthden ersten Spatenstich machen
to turn the floor over to sb. das Wort an jdn. weitergeben
to turn the game around [coll.] das Spiel drehen [ugs.]
to turn the gas off at the mainsden Gashaupthahn zudrehen
to turn the headlights on full (beam) aufblenden
to turn the heater on einheizen
to turn the key umschließen [mit dem Schlüssel]
to turn the lamp down low die Lampe herunterdrehen
to turn the leaves of one's book umblättern [die Seiten des Buches umschlagen / umlegen]
to turn the match around [coll.] das Spiel drehen [ugs.]
to turn the other cheek [idiom] die andere Wange hinhalten [Redewendung]
to turn the other cheek [idiom] die andere Backe hinhalten [Redewendung]
to turn the page umblättern
to turn the radio dial am Skalenknopf drehen
to turn the rice den Reis wenden
to turn the right way / side outumkehren [Kleidung: von außen nach innen]
to turn the scale das Zünglein an der Waage sein
to turn the scales against sb./sth. [idiom] sich zu jds./etw. Ungunsten auswirken
to turn the sound down den Ton wegdrehen
to turn the spotlight on sb. [fig.] die Aufmerksamkeit auf jdn. lenken
to turn the spotlight on sb./sth.die Scheinwerfer auf jdn./etw. richten
to turn the tables [idiom] den Spieß umdrehen [ugs.] [Redewendung]
to turn the tables [idiom] die Rollen tauschen
to turn the tables [idiom] das Blatt wenden [Redewendung]
to turn the tide (in one's favor) [Am.] [idiom]das Blatt (zu seinen Gunsten) wenden [Redewendung]
to turn the tide (in one's favour) [Br.] [idiom] das Blatt (zu seinen Gunsten) wenden [Redewendung]
to turn the water off at the mains den Wasserhaupthahn absperren
to turn the weapon on oneself die Waffe gegen sich selbst richten
to turn things arounddie Wende schaffen
to turn tozukehren
to turn to sich wenden an
to turn to account verwerten
to turn to accountsich bezahlt machen
to turn to accountzunutze machen
to turn to advantageNutzen ziehen
to turn to baysich zur Verteidigung stellen
to turn to carrion verludern
to turn to crime [become a criminal] kriminell werden
to turn to drinkingzu trinken anfangen [Alkohol]
to turn to dustzu Erde werden
to turn to fine-tuning [fig.] den Feinschliff ansetzen [fig.]
to turn to go sich zum Gehen wenden
to turn to good account sich zum Guten wenden
to turn to good purposegut verwenden
to turn to jellywachsweich werden
to turn to politicsin politisches Fahrwasser geraten [Redewendung]
to turn to populistsdie Nähe zu Populisten suchen
to turn to sb. for advice sich an jdn. um Rat wenden
to turn to sb. for comfortTrost bei jdm. suchen
to turn to sb./sth. sich jdm./etw. zuwenden
to turn to sb./sth. sich jdm./etw. zukehren [zuwenden]
to turn to sb./sth. sich an jdn./etw. wenden
to turn to sb./sth. for help sich Hilfe suchend an jdn./etw. wenden
to turn to sth. sich zu etw. [Dat.] kehren
to turn to sth. [object, method] zu etw. greifen
to turn to the left nach links abbiegen
to turn to the left / right nach links / rechts drehen
to turn to the right nach rechts abbiegen
to turn towards zuwenden
to turn towards sb. sich [Akk.] zu jdm. hinwenden
to turn towards sth.sich [Akk.] etw. [Dat.] zuwenden
to turn tricks [Am.] [sl.] anschaffen [ugs.] [sich prostituieren]
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