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    turn up

    The farmer uses a hammer to turn up the soil.

    What does `turn up' mean in this sentence.

    Please explain it.

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    Re: turn up

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    The farmer uses a hammer to turn up the soil.

    What does `turn up' mean in this sentence.

    Please explain it.

    The verb turn up means find by digging in the ground
    Synonyms: excavate, dig up

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