turn to
intransitive verb Date: 1813 to apply oneself to work ; act vigorously <
all hands turn to and build a church and a jail — Mark Twain
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  • turn to — {v.} To begin working with much energy. * /All the boys turned to and cleaned the cabin in a few minutes./ * /Mary turned to and studied for the test./ Syn.: FALL TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn to — {v.} To begin working with much energy. * /All the boys turned to and cleaned the cabin in a few minutes./ * /Mary turned to and studied for the test./ Syn.: FALL TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Turn-To — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Turn To caption = sire = Royal Charger grandsire = Nearco dam = Source Sucree damsire = Admiral Drake sex = Stallion foaled = 1951 country = Great Britain flagicon|Great Britain colour = Bay breeder =… …   Wikipedia

  • To turn to advantage — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn to profit — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn to — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn to account — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) — ist ein Lied von Pete Seeger aus dem Jahr 1950. Erstmals veröffentlicht wurde es 1962 auf einem Album bei Columbia Records. Die bekanntesten Interpreten dieses Liedes sind The Byrds[1], die mit diesem Titel drei Wochen in den US Singles Charts… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Turn to Stone — «Turn to Stone» Sencillo de Electric Light Orchestra del álbum Out of the Blue Lado B Mister Kingdom Publicación Octubre de 1977 (Reino Unido) Noviembre de 1978 (EE.UU.) Formato 7 Grabación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Turn to Me — Infobox Album | Name = Turn to Me Type = compilation Artist = Vanessa Amorosi Released = flagicon|Australia October 29 2001 [ [http://www.sonybmg.com.au/cd/releaseDetails.do?catalogueNo=CCBK7047 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT :: Australia :: CD… …   Wikipedia

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