take a turn

idiom

old-fashioned
: to go for a short walk or ride
They took a turn through the park.

Examples of take a turn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As their relationship evolves, things take a turn when society becomes even more invested in discovering the identity of Lady Whistledown. Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 15 May 2024 Even as the death toll from unprecedented flooding crossed 100 people, conditions are expected to take a turn for the worse in Brazil’s southern state of Rio Grande do Sul as rain continued to fall Friday -- with more expected through the weekend. Kori Skillman, ABC News, 10 May 2024 However, things take a turn when the movie's big star suddenly goes missing. Becca Longmire, Peoplemag, 2 May 2024 Things take a turn when Daniel brings home his new girlfriend, Cherry (Cooke). Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 May 2024 The situation could take a turn for the worse when financial results for the 2024 fiscal year are reported to the NCAA early next year. Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, 16 Apr. 2024 At first this goes great, but when her coworkers accidentally forget her own birthday, things…take a turn. Addie Morfoot, Variety, 21 Mar. 2024 Things take a turn for the worse when Olsen enlists with the Union army to help preserve the union and fight against slavery. Erik Kain, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 But things take a turn when a mysterious young woman knocks on their door and enters their lives. Caroline Brew, Variety, 15 Mar. 2024

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“Take a turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20turn. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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