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    Default The rest turn up dead or don't turn up at all.

    Can anyone explain me this sentence meaning? "The rest turn up dead or don't turn up at all." Because "turn up" has not one meaning.

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    Default Re: The rest turn up dead or don't turn up at all.

    Quote Originally Posted by arnasarutis21 View Post
    Can anyone explain me this sentence meaning? "The rest turn up dead or don't turn up at all." Because "turn up" has not one meaning.
    If you want us to divine the meaning of the sentence, you will have to provide more context. "Turn up" is a phrasal verb which has several possible meanings, in this case it means "arrive".

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    Default Re: The rest turn up dead or don't turn up at all.

    It means to appear or to be found. They are either found dead or they are never seen again.

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    Default Re: The rest turn up dead or don't turn up at all.

    Thanks, because I started to learn phrasal verb and sometimes it confuses me -)
    I know that "turn up" means "to increase volume or speed etc" "to find or to be found" "to appear/arrive unexpectedly" "to turn a card face upward" and I don't know how I could it say in English, but "turn up" means in stance "to turn up your sleeve"

    Is it correct? =)

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