turn one's hand to

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Definition of turn one's hand to

: to begin doing (something) usually in a skillful way : to start (a new activity, field of study, etc.) an actress who has turned her hand to directing After he left publishing, he turned his hand to law.

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“Turn one's hand to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20one%27s%20hand%20to. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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