How to Conjugate Turn Around
- Infinitive: Turn Around
- Present Tense: Turn Around/ Turns Around
- -ing Form: Turning Around
- Past Tense: Turned Around
- Past Participle: Turned Around
Definitions of Turn Around:
1. When someone or something moves until it faces the opposite direction.
Examples: If you turn around quickly, you’ll see Tom Cruise drive by.
Vincent turned the painting around for the audience to see.
2. When a previously bad situation is reversed, and begins improving.
Examples: I believe it is never too late to turn things around.
Apple was in bad shape when Steve Jobs returned, but he really turned things around.
3. Turnaround (n.) used as a noun means a great improvement in a bad situation.
Examples: It’s hard to believe the turnaround that the housing market in the United States has seen. We’re almost back to 2007 prices.
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