turn over to

phrasal verb
turned over to; turning over to; turns over to

Definition of turn over to

1 chiefly British : to change to (a different channel on a television set) Turn over to channel 7.
2 : to turn the pages of a book, magazine, etc., until one has reached the desired or specified page Please turn over to page 22 of your textbook.
3 : to give the control or responsibility of (someone or something) to (someone) I am turning the job over to you. He turned the property over to his niece. The suspect was turned over to the police on Wednesday.
4 : to change the use of (something, such as land or a building) She plans to turn over the land to growing wheat and barley.

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“Turn over to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20over%20to. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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