Phrasal verbs are ‘multi-word verbs’ in which one word is a verb while the other may be a preposition or adverb. And, today in this lesson, we are going to see 14 phrasal verbs starting with the verb BREAK. Make sure to learn to improve your English Speaking.
Phrasal verbs with TURN
Given below is the list of 9 Phrasal Verbs with BREAK:
1. Turn around
Meaning: move so that you are facing the opposite direction
Example: Everyone turned around and stared when I entered the meeting late.
2. Turn around
Meaning: move so that someone/something is facing the opposite direction
Example: I don’t want this chair facing the window. Will you help me turn it around?
3. Turn around
Meaning: make changes so that something that was unprofitable is profitable
Example: The company was doing poorly until it hired a new president. He turned it around in about six months and now it’s doing quite well.
4. Turn down
Meaning: decrease the volume
Example: Your music is giving me a headache! Please turn it down or use your headphone!
5. Turn down
Example: I thought I could borrow some money from Joe, but when I asked, he turned me down.
6. Turn in
Meaning: Give/deliver/submit to someone
Example: I’ve written my report, but I haven’t turned it in.
7. Turn in
Meaning: Go to bed
Example: I’m pretty tired. I guess I’ll turn in.
8. Turn in
Meaning: Report or deliver wrongdoers to the authorities
Two days after the robbery, the thieves turned themselves in.
9. Turn off
Meaning: stop by turning a handle or switch
I’m cold. do you mind if I turn the air conditioner off?
10. Turn off
Meaning: Bore; repel (very informal)
That music turns me off. Please play something else.
11. Turn on
Meaning: Start by turning a handle or switch
It’s cold in here. I’m going to turn the heater on.
12. Turn on
Meaning: Interest very much; exile (very informal)
What kind of music turns you on?
13. Turn up
Meaning: Increase the volume
I can barely hear the TV. Can you turn it up a little?
14. Turn up
Meaning: Appear unexpectedly
We were all surprised when Rani turned up at the party. We didn’t even know she was in town.