|turn the air blue
||(See the air was blue)
|turn the corner
||achieve part of a goal, progress toward a goal
||Lan was very ill, but she's turned the corner. She's recovering.
|turn the other cheek
||accept hurt twice, not fight back
||He is a passive man. He will turn the other cheek instead of fight.
|turn the other way
||look away or ignore, look the other way
||When I come in late, he turns the other way. He tries not to notice.
|turn the tables on
||begin to defeat the person who was defeating you, mount a comeback
||When I learned how to return his serve, I turned the tables on him and won the set.
||become uncivilized, begin fighting
||When Buddy insulted Ted's wife, things turned ugly.
||attend a meeting, show up
||Only fifteen people turned up at the Block Parents' meeting.
||be found, be seen
||We can't find the ring now, but I'm sure it will turn up soon.
|turn up your nose at
||say it is not good enough, reject it
||If you turn up your nose at country music, you may lose some friends.
|turn you around
||help you begin a new life, turn over a new leaf
||His new friends helped to turn him around. He's much nicer now.