Translation: from spanish

turn off

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  • turn off — {v.} 1. To stop by turning a knob or handle or by working a switch; to cause to be off. * /He turned the water off./ * /He turned off the light./ 2. To leave by turning right or left onto another way./ * /Turn off the highway at exit 5./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn off — {v.} 1. To stop by turning a knob or handle or by working a switch; to cause to be off. * /He turned the water off./ * /He turned off the light./ 2. To leave by turning right or left onto another way./ * /Turn off the highway at exit 5./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn-off — n 1.) a smaller road that leads off a main road ▪ I missed the turn off to the farm. 2.) [singular] informal something that makes you lose interest in something, especially sex ▪ Pornographic pictures are a real turn off to most women. →turn off… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn-off — turn offs 1) N COUNT A turn off is a road leading away from a major road or a motorway. 2) N COUNT: usu sing Something that is a turn off causes you to lose interest or sexual excitement. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • turn-off — turn ,off noun count 1. ) INFORMAL something that stops you from feeling sexually attracted or excited: Her negative attitude is a real turn off. 2. ) a road that leads off a main road or highway …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • turn off — index alienate (estrange), shut Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • turn-off — noun 1 road that leads away from another ADJECTIVE ▪ next VERB + TURN OFF ▪ take ▪ Take the next turn off. ▪ miss, overshoot …   Collocations dictionary

  • turn off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you turn off the road or path you are going along, you start going along a different road or path which leads away from it. [V P n (not pron)] The truck turned off the main road along the gravelly track which led to the farm …   English dictionary

  • turn off — verb a) To power down; to stop a device by switching it off. Turn off the machine and unplug it when you leave. b) To repulse, disgust, or discourage. Cigarette smoking really turns me off …   Wiktionary

  • turn off — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To stop the operation of] Syn. stop, shut off, douse, close, shut, extinguish, shut down, turn out, kill the light*, kill the engine*, kill the motor*, turn off the juice*, log off*, cut the light*, cut the engine*, kill the …   English dictionary for students

  • turn off — verb Date: 1564 transitive verb 1. a. dismiss, discharge b. to dispose of ; sell 2. deflect, evade 3. produce, accomplish 4. to stop the flow of or sh …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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