turn to

verb
turned to; turning to; turns to

Definition of turn to

intransitive verb

: to apply oneself to work : act vigorously all hands turn to and build a church and a jail— Mark Twain

Examples of turn to in a Sentence

no need to turn to violence when we can talk things out peacefully

First Known Use of turn to

1813, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of turn to was in 1813

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“Turn to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20to. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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