turn over

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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 flip)
a. voltear
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
When they turned him over, they saw that he was dead.Cuando lo voltearon, vieron que estaba muerto.
b. dar la vuelta a
She turned over the record to listen to side B.Dio la vuelta al disco para escuchar el lado B.
c. dar vuelta a
The chef turned over the sirloin, and it had a perfect sear.El chef dio vuelta al solomillo y estaba perfectamente dorado.
d. volver (page)
If you turn the page over, you will see a diagram of a eukaryotic cell.Si vuelven la página, verán el diagrama de una célula eucariota.
2. (to give)
a. entregar
You're fired. Empty out your filing cabinet and turn your keys over to the secretary.Está despedido. Vacíe su archivador y entregue sus llaves a la secretaria.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(to consider)
a. darle vueltas a
I've been turning over your proposal, and I think it's a good idea.He estado dándole vueltas a tu propuesta y me parece una buena idea.
4. (to sell)
a. facturar
The new tech company turned over more than five million dollars in its first year.La nueva empresa facturó más de cinco millones de dólares en su primer año.
5. (to turn on)
a. girar
Oh no! The car's battery doesn't have enough juice to turn the engine over!¡Oh, no! ¡La batería del auto no tiene suficiente carga para hacer girar el motor!
b. funcionar
I have tried to start my old car several times, but still can't get the engine to turn over.He tratado de encender mi carrito viejo varias veces, pero no he podido hacer funcionar el motor.
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
6. (to flip over)
a. volcarse
The truck turned over on a sharp turn.El camión se volcó en una curva brusca.
b. volcar
Don't drive so fast on the mountain roads; you could turn over!No manejes tan rápido en las montañas, ¡que puedes volcar!
7. (to change sides)
a. darse vuelta
I couldn't sleep last night. I don't even know how many times I turned over.No pude dormir anoche. Ni sé cuántas veces me di vueltas.
b. darse la vuelta
Lana shut off the alarm, turned over, and went back to sleep.Lana apagó la alarma, se dio la vuelta y volvió a dormirse.
8. (to change pages)
a. volver
If you turn over to page 277, we'll look at the Caravaggio painting that appears there.Si vuelven a la página 277, observaremos el cuadro de Caravaggio que aparece allí.
b. pasar
Let's now turn over to the last page of the document.Pasemos ahora a la última página del documento.
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turn over
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. (turn)
a. dar la vuelta a
to t something over in one's minddar vueltas a algo
2. (fig)
to t over a new leafhacer borrón y cuenta nueva
3. (hand in)
to t something/somebody over to somebodyentregar algo/a alguien a alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (person)
a. darse la vuelta
5. (car)
a. volcarse
6. (change tv channels)
a. cambiar de cadena
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turn over
1 [+person, car etc] volverse; voltearse; (LAm)
She turned over and went back to sleep
[+boat] volcar(se)
The waves were so big that the boat nearly turned over
it turned over and over fue dando tumbos; my stomach turned over se me revolvió el estómago
2 (Aut) [+engine] girar
He let the engine turn over for a few minutes
3 (in reading) pasar a la siguiente página; (in letter) volver la página
please turn over véase al dorso; sigue ...
4 (TV) (change channel) cambiar de canal
Why don't you turn over and see what's on the other side?
transitive verb
1 [+page] volver; [+container, vehicle] volcar; [+patient, mattress, card] dar la vuelta a; [+tape, record] dar la vuelta a; poner la otra cara de
Turn the tape over — I haven't heard the other side
to turn over an idea in one's mind darle vueltas a una idea en la cabeza; the thieves turned the place over los ladrones saquearon el local
2 [+engine] hacer girar
3 (hand over) [+object, business etc] ceder; entregar;to a; [+person] entregar;to a;
4 (Comm) [+sum] mover; facturar
they turn over a million a year su volumen de ventas or producción etc es de un millón al año
5 (destine, allocate)
the land has been turned over to sugar production ahora la tierra está dedicada a la producción de azúcar
The automobile industry had to turn their production facilities over to the creation of weapons Soon afterwards I turned over part of the shop to antiques
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