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See also: turnin'
- (transitive, idiomatic) to submit something; to give
- He turned in his paperwork to the main office.
- (transitive, idiomatic) to relinquish; give up; to tell on someone to the authorities (especially to turn someone in)
- The thief finally turned himself in at the police station.
- He turned his brother-in-law in for seeing him assault a customer.
- My nosey next door neighbor turned me in for building my garage without a permit.
- (intransitive, idiomatic) to go to sleep; retire to bed
- I'm tired, so I think I'll turn in early tonight.
- (soccer) To convert a goal using a turning motion of the body.
2011 January 18, Daniel Taylor, “Manchester City 4 Leicester City 2”, in Guardian Online:
- At that point Leicester were playing with drive and ambition but they were undone by two goals in three minutes. First, Vieira turned in a rebound after the defender Souleymane Bamba had blocked David Silva's shot on the line.
- (submit, give): hand in
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