|tune me out
||stop listening to me, not pay attention to me
||If you speak in a boring way, students will tune you out.
||improve the operation, improve performance
||After Fred tunes up the Mercedes the motor will run smoother.
||able to understand, on the same wavelength
||If you're tuned in, you know who I've been talking about.
||looking straight ahead, not seeing other directions
||Our president has tunnel vision. He believes in only one plan.
||cut it, delete it, throw out
||If students don't enrol in the program, we'll have to turf it.
||fool, dumbo, jerk
||You turkey! Why did you put Jello on my pizza?
|turn a blind eye
||see a problem but not act, look the other way
||The teacher knows that I come in late, but she turns a blind eye.
|turn a profit
||profit from, make money
||It will be a year before we turn a profit on this new product.
|turn about is fair play
||you get what you give, what goes around...
||If you give pain you'll feel pain. Turn about is fair play.
||refuse, not accept
||Sal turned me down when I asked her to go to a movie. She refused.