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    turning out for

    They are talking about a boxing match and Teo is the boxer, They raised money for the firehouse by selling tickets for the match.
    and what is "turn out for"? Is it "show up" or "supporting him"?

    Jim- So far, we've raised 5 grand for the firehouse, and with this fight...
    Mel-
    i thought you were hoping for 1,000.
    Jim-
    Ah, people in the town are just really turning out for teo.


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    Re: turning out for

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    They are talking about a boxing match and Teo is the boxer, They raised money for the firehouse by selling tickets for the match.
    and what is "turn out for"? Is it "show up" or "supporting him"?

    Jim- So far, we've raised 5 grand for the firehouse, and with this fight...
    Mel-
    i thought you were hoping for 1,000.
    Jim-
    Ah, people in the town are just really turning out for teo.

    Not a teacher only a native.

    Yes, your interpretation is correct.

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    Re: turning out for

    Quote Originally Posted by shroob View Post
    Not a teacher only a native.

    Yes, your interpretation is correct.
    Thanks, but which one? "show up" or "supporting him"?

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    Re: turning out for

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Thanks, but which one? "show up" or "supporting him"?
    "Turning out" means "showing up" but in this particular sentence, the fact that they said "turning out for Teo" would also make it clear that they are going to show up in order to support him.

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