turn over (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb turn over (1).

Meaning: to change the position of something so that the side facing down is now facing up

For example:

  • turn sth over After passing out the exam papers, I told my students to turn them over and start work.

  • turn over sth Turn over the piece of paper and see what it says on the back.

Nouns often used as objects with turn over (1): steak, sausage, pancake, paper, postcard, photograph, mat

Quick Quiz:

After one side of the steak was cooked, Barry turned it over and

a. served it with salad

b. cooked the other side

c. cooked another one instead

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Contributor: Matt Errey