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VERB   tourner | tourne | avoir tourné | tournant
tourner (qc.)
to turn (sth.)
tourner [fonctionner]to run [function]
cuis. tourner [lait, sauce, viande]to go off [milk, sauce, meat]
tourner [planète, rotor, hélice]to rotate
tourner [roue, porte à tambour]to revolve
tourner (qc.)to spin (sth.)
tourner qc. [difficulté, obstacle, problème]to get around sth.
film RadioTV tourner qc. [film, scène]to shoot sth. [film]
tourner qc. [lettre, compliment, critique]to phrase sth.
arts tourner qc. [pot]to throw sth. [pot]
cuis. tourner qc. [salade]to toss sth. [salad]
2 Words: Verbs
faire tournerto turn
faire tourner [rapidement]to spin
faire tourner give sth. a spin
comm. faire tourner qc. [entreprise]to run sth. [company]
Unverified faire tourner qc. [liquide]to swill sth. [liquid: swirl]
mal tournerto go wrong
mal tournerto turn ugly
se tourner [faire demi-tour sur soi-même]to turn around
équi. tourner bride [aussi fig.]to do a U-turn [on a horse] [also fig.]
tourner casaque [fig.]to do a U-turn [also fig.]
tourner malto go wrong
comm. tourner rond [entreprise, affaires]to be doing well [business]
tech. tourner rond [moteur]to run smoothly
3 Words: Verbs
écon. faire tourner l'économieto drive the economy
se tourner vers qn./ turn to sb./sth.
tourner à droiteto turn right
trafic tourner à gaucheto turn left
tourner à l'aigre [discussion, plaisanterie]to turn sour [discussion, joke]
tourner à l'émeuteto turn into a riot
tourner au tragiqueto take a tragic turn
tourner au vaudevilleto turn into a farce
tourner au vinaigreto turn sour
aviat. tourner autour de qc. [avion]to circle sth.
tourner autour de qc. [effectifs, somme d'argent]to be around sth. [e.g. sum of money]
tourner autour de qc. [effectifs, somme d'argent]to be (somewhere) in the region of sth.
astron. tourner autour de qc. [planète, étoile]to revolve around sth.
tourner autour de qn. [pour séduire]to hang around sb. [attempting to woo]
loc. tourner de l'œilto pass out [faint]
tourner en rondto spin [turn around]
tourner en rond [fig.] [discussion, négociations]to go around in circles [fig.] [discussion, negotiation]
tourner la pageto turn over the page
tourner la page [loc.]to turn over a new leaf [idiom]
tourner le dosto turn one's back
tourner les talonsto turn on one's heel and walk away
tourner les talons [expression] [faire volte-face]to spin on one's heel
tourner les talons [expression] [faire volte-face]to turn on one's heel
tourner qc. en ridiculeto travesty sth.
tourner qc. en ridiculeto sneer at sth.
tourner qn./qc. en dérisionto mock sb./sth. [ridicule]
tourner qn./qc. en dérisionto ridicule sb./sth.
tourner qn./qc. en dérisionto sneer at sb./sth.
tourner qn./qc. en ridiculeto ridicule sb./sth.
film tourner un filmto make a film
4 Words: Verbs
se tourner les pouces [fam.]to twiddle one's thumbs [coll.]
tourner à la catastropheto end in disaster
tourner à la catastropheto go disastrously wrong
tourner à la farceto degenerate into farce
tourner à plein régime [expression]to run at full speed [fig.] [machines]
tech. tourner à plein régime [moteur]to run at top speed
ind. tourner à plein régime [usine]to work at full capacity [e.g. a factory]
aviat. orn. tourner au-dessus de qc. [hélicoptère, oiseau]to circle over sth.
entom. tourner au-dessus de qc. [insecte]to buzz around sth.
tourner autour du pot [fam.]to beat about the bush [idiom]
tourner autour du pot [fam.]to beat around the bush [idiom]
tourner la tête vers qn./ turn to look at sb./sth.
tourner les yeux vers qn./ look at sb./sth.
tourner qc. à la plaisanterieto turn sth. into a joke
tourner qc. à son avantageto turn sth. to one's advantage
tourner son attention sur turn one's attention to sth.
tourner sur soi-mêmeto spin around
5+ Words: Others
Cessez de tourner autour du pot ! [fam.]Don't beat about the bush! [coll.]
5+ Words: Verbs
se tourner du côté de qn./ turn to sb./sth.
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