turn around

This page is about the collocation turn around

collocation pattern: verb + adverb

Meaning

to turn your body or head so that you're facing the opposite way

For example

  • When I heard my name, I turned around.

  • Don't turn around, but I think someone's following us.

Note:
Also "turn round"

Quick Quiz

If you're facing north and then turn around, you'll be

a. facing east

b. facing south

c. facing north again

Contributor: Matt Errey