French translation of 'turn off'
(from road) tourner
separable transitive verbturn
1. (= put off, switch off)
[light, radio, TV, computer, heating] éteindre
[electricity, water] fermer
Shall I turn the heating off? J’éteins le chauffage ?
2. (= cause to lose interest) rebuter
What turns teenagers off from science and technology? Pourquoi les adolescents ont aussi peu d’intérêt pour les sciences et la technologie ?
3. (informal) (sexually) dégoûter
Aggressive men turn me off completely. Les hommes agressifs me dégoûtent.
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Example Sentences Including 'turn off'
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Amber said the first words of our trip just as I was about to turn off Laguna Canyon Road onto my street.SUMMER OF FEAR (1993)
To get home, she would turn down Beech Grove and then turn off after about a hundred yards, but she never got there.AFTERMATH (2001)
He died about five years ago but when the Gulf War was on he insisted we turn off all the lights.GOING OUT (2002)
Very serious... `I turn off the CD player, my bones not telling me that music is likely to be today's special.A MEANS TO EVIL
'turn off' in Other Languages
British English: turn off /tɜːn ɒf/ VERB
If you turn off the road or path you are going along, you start going along a different road or path which leads away from it.
Turn off at the bridge.
- American English: turn off
- Arabic: يُطْفِئ
- Brazilian Portuguese: virar
- Chinese: 拐弯
- Croatian: isključiti se s ceste
- Czech: odbočit
- Danish: slukke for
- Dutch: afslaan
- European Spanish: cambiar de carretera apagar
- Finnish: poiketa tieltä
- French: tourner
- German: abschalten
- Greek: αλλάζω πορεία μηχάνημα
- Italian: spegnere
- Japanese: わき道へ入る
- Korean: 벗어나다
- Norwegian: slå av
- Polish: wyłączyć
- European Portuguese: virar
- Romanian: a se abate de la
- Russian: сворачивать
- Spanish: salirse apagar
- Swedish: stänga av
- Thai: เปลี่ยนไปทางใหม่
- Turkish: dönmek
- Ukrainian: вимикати
- Vietnamese: rẽ đi hướng khác
Translation of turn off from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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