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    You may turn over your exam papers.
    Does 'turn over' here mean 'turn in ','hand in'?
    Thanks a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yuhan View Post
    You may turn over your exam papers.
    Does 'turn over' here mean 'turn in ','hand in'?
    Thanks a lot.
    Nope, Yuhan, it means that you may look at the business side/the important side of the exam paper.

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    Sorry, I'm not with you. I can't imagine the context.
    Could you explain it to me ? Does an exam paper have a less important side?
    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yuhan View Post
    Sorry, I'm not with you. I can't imagine the context.
    Could you explain it to me ? Does an exam paper have a less important side?
    Thank you.
    When you go to sit an exam, the papers are usually face down on the desk, when everyone is seated and the invigilator is ready he/she will say, "You may turn over your exam papers", meaning turn them over so that you can see the questions.

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