Our landlady told us we would have a parking place, and then she turned round and told us we couldn't.La casera nos había dicho que tendríamos un lugar para estacionarnos, y luego cambió de opinión y nos dijo que no.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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I sold the watch at the pawnshop knowing full well that they would turn round and sell it for three times the price.Le vendí el reloj en la casa de empeños aunque sabía bien que cogerían y lo venderían por tres veces su precio.
The salesman told me the lorry would cost 10,000, and then he turns round and says it'll be 12!El dependiente me dijo que el camión costaría 10,000, ¡y ahora me sale con que 12!
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.).
turn round and look at me!He turned round and came back
as soon as I turned round they were quarrelling againen cuanto les volví la espalda se pusieron otra vez a reñir;the government has turned right roundel gobierno ha cambiado completamente de rumbo;he turned round and said ...fue y me dijo or me soltó ... (informal)
`We were just about to go on stage," he told me, `and Ray turned round and said to me ..."A couple of years ago I met this woman in her forties who told me that she was doing a law degree. I told her that was rather interesting and she turned round and said `I don't want to be interesting, I want to be sexy"
I could hardly turn roundapenas podía volverme;to turn round and rounddar vueltas y más vueltas
If the economy turned round, the Prime Minister's authority would quickly increase
1[+person, object]dar la vuelta a;voltear; (LAm)
I turned him round and sent him back to the classroomShe turned her hat round so that the ribbons were hanging over her eyes
[+vehicle, ship etc]dar la vuelta a;girar
to turn an order roundtramitar un pedido
With the new system we can now turn most orders round within a single day