turn down

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turn down(
tuhrn
 
daun
)
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 refuse)
a. rechazar
Spielberg offered him the lead role in his new movie, but he turned it down.Spielberg le ofreció el papel principal en su nueva película, pero lo rechazó.
2. (to reduce)
a. bajar
I'll turn the thermostat down. We don't need need the heat at 80°.Voy a bajar el termostato. No hace falta tener la calefacción a 80°.
3. (to fold back)
a. doblar
The sheets on the beds had all been neatly turned down by the chambermaid.La camarera había doblado cuidadosamente las sábanas de todas las camas.
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turn down
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. (volume, heat)
a. bajar
2. (request, application, person)
a. rechazar
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turn down
transitive verb
1 (fold down) [+bedclothes, collar, page] doblar
2 (turn upside down) [+playing card] poner boca abajo
3 (reduce) [+gas, heat, volume] bajar
4 (refuse) [+offer, suitor, candidate] rechazar
he was turned down for the job no le dieron el puesto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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