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    Turn

    Dear teachers,

    If I say 'he turns to see something', that means he turns only his face to see something or he turns his whole body? I read a script then I was curious about this guy's action.

    What is the difference between 'turn over' and 'turn around' in terms of movement?

    Please helps.

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    Re: Turn

    Quote Originally Posted by supada View Post
    dear teachers,

    if i say 'he turns to see something', that means he turns only his face to see something or he turns his whole body? "he turns" implies the whole body. i read a script then i was curious about this guy's action.
    we wouldn't usually say 'turns his face'. We usually say 'turns his head'.

    what is the difference between 'turn over' and 'turn around' in terms of movement?
    "turn around" is used for a person/animal who is standing and turns its whole body 180 degrees, to face the opposite direction.
    "turn over" is used for a person/animal who is lying down and either turns from lying on its back to lying on one side or turns from lying on one side to lying on the other side.
    please help. (not "helps") :-d
    2006

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    Re: Turn

    Million thanks for your explanation and corrections.

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