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turn away

1 (v + adv) in order to face in different direction INTRANSITIVEcas thart  c m uiompaigh thart  c m utiontaigh thart  c m uhe turned away in some embarrassment chas sé thart agus roinnt mhaith náire airhe turned away from the door d'iompaigh sé a chúl leis an doras 2 (v + adv) reject, abandon INTRANSITIVEcúl a thabhairt le VPdroim láimhe a thabhairt do VPtréig verb  c m uhe turned away from God thug sé a chúl le Dia, thréig sé Dia
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3 (v + adv) refuse access etc TRANSITIVEcuir ó dhorasan bóthar a thabhairt dohe turned them away chuir sé ó dhoras iad, thug sé an bóthar dóibhhe was turned away from the night club níor scaoileadh isteach sa chlub oíche é 4 (v + adv) avert TRANSITIVEiompaigh verb  c m uI turned my face away in shame d'iompaigh mé mo cheann le tréan náire, chas mé mo cheann an bealach eile le teann náireshe turned her face away from them d'iompaigh sí a héadan uathu → see turn