turn about

turn about(
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
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. dar media vuelta
Jamie turned about and saw a policeman coming his way.Jamie dio media vuelta y vio que un policía se le acercaba.
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turn about
turn around
transitive verb
1 [+person, vehicle] dar una vuelta completa; [+wind] cambiar de dirección; soplar en la dirección contraria
about turn! (Mil) media vuelta ... ¡ar!
2 (improve) [+business, economy] recuperarse
...if the economy turns around and prices go up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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