Definition of 'turn away'
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Political conviction and universal wisdom are causing young people to turn away from literature in their millions.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2015)
She murmured something belligerent and turned away.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He turns away from people and buildings to trees and landscape.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Immigration controls are proving so tricky that artists from abroad are turning away rather than face the complexity of trying to get here.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
No one is turned away.Christianity Today (2000)
They went closest to snatching it, seeing at least one penalty claim turned away and the ball scrambled away from under the post.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
People can use the service up to three times a year, although in practice no one would be turned away in an emergency.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Too many potential suitable adoptive parents are getting turned away because they may not be the right ethnic match, are overweight or may have smoked.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
While smoking, I watch a woman in a ludicrous pink party frock and a tiny top hat getting turned away by incredulous bouncers.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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