turn in (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb turn in (2)
If you turn somebody in, you tell the police that the person has committed a crime or you hand them over to the police yourself.
- turn in sb Would you turn in your best friend if you knew he'd broken the law?
- turn sb in The police have asked members of the public to turn the thieves in if they know who they are.
The store detectives turned the shoplifter in to
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