French translation of 'turn away'
(= look away) se détourner ⧫ tourner la tête
separable transitive verbturn
1. [eyes, face] détourner
(= refuse entry to) [immigrants, spectator, customer, applicant, caller] refuser
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They often begin and end with the physical action of turning away or turning around.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
He turns away from people and buildings to trees and landscape.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
His whole instinct was to turn away, get to the boat fast and go from this place at once.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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)
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)
Something anodyne about turning away from sin and rejecting evil.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They spend their days confronting the stuff that most people want to turn away from.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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)
Would-be first-time buyers are not the only ones being turned away by lenders.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She was standing at the sink now with her face turned away from him.Bomber (2006 (1970))
When these people turn away from the game, it is a dangerous portent.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She murmured something belligerent and turned away.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He looked at it and then just laughed in my face and turned away.The Sun (2015)
Should you get turned away at this point, seek out the back door.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Political conviction and universal wisdom are causing young people to turn away from literature in their millions.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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)
No one is turned away.Christianity Today (2000)
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Translation of turn away from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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