turn the page

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

turn the page (third-person singular simple present turns the page, present participle turning the page, simple past and past participle turned the page)

  1. (idiomatic) To move on to new involvements or activities; to make a fresh start.
    You've been divorced for three years. It's time to turn the page and start looking for somebody else.
  2. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: To proceed to the next page in a book.

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