turn over something

turn over something
ˌturn ˈover sth derived
to do business worth a particular amount of money in a particular period of time

The company turns over £3.5 million a year.

related noun turnover
Main entry:turnderived

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  • turn over — phrasal verb Word forms turn over : present tense I/you/we/they turn over he/she/it turns over present participle turning over past tense turned over past participle turned over 1) [intransitive/transitive] to turn something such as a page in a… …   English dictionary

  • turn 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 (N. Amer. also roll over or turn over) in one's grave — (of a dead person) be thought of as angry or distressed about something had they been alive. → grave …   English new terms dictionary

  • turn over — verb 1. place into the hands or custody of (Freq. 5) hand me the spoon, please Turn the files over to me, please He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers • Syn: ↑pass, ↑hand, ↑reach, ↑pass on …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn over — 1) PHR V ERG If you turn something over, or if it turns over, it is moved so that the top part is now facing downwards. [V n P] Liz picked up the blue envelope and turned it over curiously... [V n P] I turned him over on his back... [V P n ( …   English dictionary

  • turn over — /ˌtɜ:n əυvə/ verb 1. to have a specific amount of sales ● We turn over £2,000 a week. 2. US to pass something to someone ● She turned over the documents to the lawyer. (NOTE: In this meaning, the usual UK term is hand over.) ▪▪▪ ‘…a 100,000… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • To turn over — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn over a new leaf — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turn over to — PHRASAL VERB If you turn something over to a different function or use, you change its function or use. [V n P P n] When he first leased the land in the late 1970s, he planned to turn it over to cereal production. [Also V P n (not pron) P n] …   English dictionary

  • To turn over a new leaf — Leaf Leaf (l[=e]f), n.; pl. {Leaves} (l[=e]vz). [OE. leef, lef, leaf, AS. le[ a]f; akin to S. l[=o]f, OFries. laf, D. loof foliage, G. laub, OHG. loub leaf, foliage, Icel. lauf, Sw. l[ o]f, Dan. l[ o]v, Goth. laufs; cf. Lith. lapas. Cf. {Lodge}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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