turn something over

turn something over
1 I turned over a few pages: FLIP OVER, flick through, leaf through.
2 she turned the proposal over in her mind: THINK ABOUT/OVER, consider, weigh up, ponder, contemplate, reflect on, chew over, mull over, muse on, ruminate on.
3 he turned over the business to his brother: TRANSFER, hand over, pass on, consign, commit.
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  • turn something over — turn (someone/something) over to put someone or something under the control of someone. As soon as Roger came home his Dad turned him over to the police. Eventually she turned over the company to her son …   New idioms dictionary

  • turn something over to something — ˌturn sthˈover to sth derived to change the use or function of sth • The factory was turned over to the manufacture of aircraft parts. Main entry: ↑turnderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn something over to somebody — ˌturn sthˈover to sb derived to give the control of sth to sb • He turned the business over to his daughter. Main entry: ↑turnderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn something over in one's mind — consider something thoroughly. → turn …   English new terms dictionary

  • turn something over in one's mind — think about or consider something thoroughly …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn someone over — turn (someone/something) over to put someone or something under the control of someone. As soon as Roger came home his Dad turned him over to the police. Eventually she turned over the company to her son …   New idioms dictionary

  • turn sth over to sb — UK US turn sth over to sb/sth Phrasal Verb with turn({{}}/tɜːn/ verb [I or T] ► to give something to a person or legal authority: »All documents were turned over to the court …   Financial and business terms

  • turn sth over to sb/sth — UK US turn sth over to sb/sth Phrasal Verb with turn({{}}/tɜːn/ verb [I or T] ► to give something to a person or legal authority: »All documents were turned over to the court …   Financial and business terms

  • turn sth over to sth — UK US turn sth over to sb/sth Phrasal Verb with turn({{}}/tɜːn/ verb [I or T] ► to give something to a person or legal authority: »All documents were turned over to the court …   Financial and business terms

  • turn something in — 1 your documents must be turned in: HAND IN/OVER, give in, submit, surrender, give up; deliver, return. 2 he turned in a score of 199: ACHIEVE, attain, reach, make; notch up …   Useful english dictionary

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