#EngVocab #EngGame: phrasal verbs with “turn”

Hi, fellas. What are you up to? It seems that everyone’s attention is drawn to the Grammy Awards today. How about you? :)

Today we’re going to play with phrasal verbs. I bet you know what they are. It should be easy & fun. Come & join the , fellas. :)

Rules: all phrasal verbs start with “turn”. Guess the preposition/adverb that follows the word “turn” in each number based on the meaning.

Example: turn _ _: to start an electronic device. Can you guess the phrasal verb? This one’s easy, isn’t it? :)

Good! Your answer is correct. :) “: turn on”


  1. Turn _ _ _ _ _ _: to go back to the opposite direction.
  2. Turn _ _ _: to stop an electronic device; to be unappealing.
  3. Turn _ _ _ _: to lower the power of something; to refuse.
  4. Turn _ _: to leave street and enter driveway; to go to bed; to give assignment to teacher; to report someone to the police.
  5. Turn _ _: to increase the volume or strength (heat, light, etc.).
  6. Turn _ _ _ _: to become (used with nouns).
  7. Turn _ _ _: to happen in a particular way or to have a particular result, especially an unexpected one.


  1. turn around
  2. turn off
  3. turn down
  4. turn in
  5. turn up
  6. turn into
  7. turn out

Source: Fluent English by Barbara Raifsnider

Compiled and written by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on January 27, 2014

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