French translation of 'turn around'
turn aroundturn round
1. (face the other way) [person] se retourner
2. (= rotate) [wheel, person] tourner
3. (= become successful again) [business, economy] se rétablir
separable transitive verbturn
1. (= move to face the other way) [chair, body] tourner
to turn a car round, to turn a car around faire demi-tour (en voiture)
2. (= make successful again) [business, economy] remettre sur pied
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Example Sentences Including 'turn around'
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Maybe she was getting all hysterical about someone who had only pulled in so they could turn around.BETRAYED (2001)
'turn around' in Other Languages
British English: turn around /tɜːn əˈraʊnd/ VERB
To turn around means to move in a different direction or to move into a different position.
She turned around to see a woman standing there.
I felt a tapping on my shoulder and I turned around.
- American English: turn around
- Arabic: يَلُفُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dar meia-volta
- Chinese: 回头
- Croatian: okrenuti se
- Czech: otočit (se)
- Danish: vende om
- Dutch: omdraaien
- European Spanish: darse la vuelta
- Finnish: kääntyä ympäri
- French: faire demi-tour
- German: umdrehen
- Greek: γυρίζω
- Italian: girarsi
- Japanese: 方向転換する
- Korean: 다른 방향을 보다
- Norwegian: dreie rundt
- Polish: obrócić
- European Portuguese: dar meia-volta
- Romanian: a se răsuci
- Russian: поворачиваться
- Spanish: darse la vuelta
- Swedish: vända
- Thai: หมุนกลับ
- Turkish: dönmek arkasına
- Ukrainian: повертатися
- Vietnamese: quay tròn
Translation of turn around from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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