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turn around

(also

turn round

) 1 (v + adv) corner TRANSITIVEcas timpeall PhrV  c m ushe turned around the corner chas sí timpeall an choirnéilshe turned round the corner chas sí timpeall an chúinne 2 (v + adv) to face in opposite direction INTRANSITIVEiompaigh thart  c m ucas timpeall PhrV  c m uthe car turned round d'iompaigh an carr thart, chas an gluaisteán timpeallshe turned around to the class chas sé thart chuig an rang
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 (v + adv) do sth unexpected INTRANSITIVEhe turned round and set off for Dublin thug sé a aghaidh ar Bhaile Átha Cliath ar ala na huaire, bhuail fíbín é agus thug sé a aghaidh ar Bhaile Átha Cliath 4 (v + adv) rotate (sth) to face in opposite direction TRANSITIVEcas thart  c m uthe pilot turned the plane around chas an píolóta an t-eitleán thart 5 (v + adv) rotate, revolve INTRANSITIVEcas timpeall PhrV  c m ucas thart  c m utiontaigh thart  c m utéigh timpeall PhrV  c m uthe fan is turning around tá an gaothrán ag casadh thart, tá an gaothrán ag dul timpeall 6 (v + adv) begin to perform better INTRANSITIVEathraigh chun feabhaistéigh i bhfeabhasthe market is turning around tá an margadh ag athrú chun feabhais, tá an margadh ag dul i bhfeabhas 7 (v + adv) company, match etc: reverse decline TRANSITIVEcuir ar ais ar an mbóthar cearthe turned the company around chuir sé an comhlacht ar ais ar an mbóthar ceartthey turned the match round d'éirigh leo an cluiche a chasadh thart 8 (v + adv) complete (task) TRANSITIVEcríochnaigh verb  c m uI should be able to turn the job round today ba cheart go mbeadh an jab críochnaithe agam inniu, ba cheart go mbeadh an jab curtha díom agam inniu 9 (v + adv) prepare (aircraft etc) for return journey TRANSITIVEréitigh chun bealaigh arísit took them a while to turn the plane round thóg sé tamall orthu an t-eitleán a réiteach chun bealaigh arís 10 (v + adv) reformulate TRANSITIVEcuir ar bhealach eileI'd advise you to turn the sentence round mholfainn duit an abairt a chur ar bhealach eile, mholfainn duit an abairt a athchumadh → féach turn