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turning over

verb
present participle of turn over

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1 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress
  • reluctantly turned the ship over to the first mate while he went below to try to stop the leak

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3 to turn on one's side or upside down
  • don't try to tell me the bucket turned over all by itself

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4 to change the position of (an object) so that the opposite side or end is showing
  • would you mind turning the picture over so I can see if the backing needs to be replaced

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“Turning over.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/turning%20over. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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