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Phrasal Verbs

turn around

This page is about the phrasal verb turn around

Meaning

to change something unsuccessful into something successful

Synonym

turn round (British)

For example

  • turn sth around What do you think the government should do to turn the economy around?

  • turn sth around If she wants to turn her life around she needs to stop taking drugs and drinking alcohol.

Quick Quiz

The new CEO says he can turn the company around and make it

a. profitable

b. bankrupt

c. legal

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