turn in
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turn in(
tuhrn
 
ihn
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to submit)
a. entregar
I have to turn in a paper for my economics class this Friday.Debo entregar un trabajo para la clase de economía este viernes.
2. (to inform on)
a. entregar
Gloria still doesn't know who turned her in to the police.Gloria todavía no sabe quién la entregó a la policía.
3. (to return)
a. devolver
Someone may have turned your lost handbag in.Quizás alguien haya devuelto la cartera que perdiste.
4. (sports)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
In the last game, the young player turned in three goals.En el último partido, la joven jugadora anotó tres tantos.
This season, she turned in an excellent performance.Esta temporada, logró un rendimiento excelente.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to go to bed)
a. acostarse
It's getting late. I'm going to turn in soon.Se está haciendo tarde. Me voy a acostar pronto.
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turn in
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (lost property)
a. entregar
2. (person)
a. entregar a la policía
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (colloquial)
a. irse a dormir
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turn in
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+car, person] entrar
The car turned in to the driveway
2 (go to bed) acostarse
transitive verb
1 (hand over) entregar
He went to the police station to turn in the wallet he'd found
to turn sb in entregar a algn a la policía; to turn o.s. in entregarse
She persuaded him to go to the police station and turn himself in
2 (submit) [+essay, report] entregar; presentar
to turn in a good performance (Dep) tener una buena actuación
3 (fold) doblarse hacia adentro; apuntar hacia adentro
He turned in the ends of the paper so as to make a little hat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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