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    Hi friends. I am writing a song and I need to know if this phrase has some sense or wich real meaning has for native English speakers. Thanks in advance.

    "Donīt turn yourself to the stranger you know"

    Thanks again,

    Matt.
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    Question, of course, as I imagine you know.

    Your sentence means nothing to me. Your 'to' should probably be 'into' (you turn to a source of help, you turn into another thing). But you can't know a stranger.

    Examples: He turned to his parents for help.

    But He turned into a werewolf. Note the 'turn' doesn't need an object, as volver [se] does. (Although, with a magic trick an object is possible: He turned the handkerchieves into a string of flags.)

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    Hi BobK, thanks a lot for your help!!!!

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