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  1. Member
    English Teacher
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      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • Taiwan
      • Current Location:
      • Taiwan

    • Join Date: Jan 2007
    • Posts: 266
    #1

    turned a nice profit

    Our phone app for Celebrity magazine has been a huge hit and has turned a nice profit for the company.

    Hi,
    Is it right to see "turned" in the above as "made?" Thanks,

  2. Moderator
    Retired English Teacher
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      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Jun 2010
    • Posts: 27,754
    #2

    Re: turned a nice profit

    Yes.

  3. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    English Teacher
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      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 65,452
    #3

    Re: turned a nice profit

    Yes, especially if they weren't expecting to make a profit.

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