Phrasal Verbs

turn up (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb turn up (2)


If someone turns up somewhere, they arrive without being expected or without telling anyone they'd be coming.


appear, show up

For example

  • turn up Everyone was surprised when Harry's ex-wife turned up at his wedding.

  • turn up Thousands of fans turned up at the airport to welcome the team back home.

Quick Quiz

They turned up at the hotel one morning and asked

a. if they could get a room

b. about their booking

c. for their room key

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