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    What is the meaning of "turn in" in this context

    What is the meaning of "turn in" in this context?

    He turned in his homework on Friday.

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    Re: What is the meaning of "turn in" in this context

    See turn in - WordReference.com Dictionary of English #2 (which, from now on, you should do before asking vocabulary questions. If your doubt remains, then​ is the time to ask)
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: What is the meaning of "turn in" in this context

    I'm still not sure about the accurate meaning of it :(

    Does it mean giving something to someone who will review or accept it? Such as a teacher or a professor?

    Can I also say "He turned in his research to the professor last week" for instance?

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    Re: What is the meaning of "turn in" in this context

    Quote Originally Posted by shb27 View Post
    I'm still not sure about the accurate meaning of it :(

    Does it mean giving something to someone who will review or accept it? Such as a teacher or a professor? Think of "turn in" as being something which you gave or delivered to someone. Whether they review or accept it is not known. A student can be required to "turn in" (or give a teacher) assignments every Wednesday. Also, in some US states a person who buys a used automobile is required to "turn in" the license plates which are on the automobile to the state and the state will give that person new license plates. In these states the new owner has to deliver (or, "turn in") the license plates to a state office.

    Can I also say "He turned in his research to the professor last week" for instance? Yes.
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