Giải thích phrasal verb: turn around

· Cách dùng từ

I. turn around vừa là phrasal verb ngoại động từ, nội động từ

II. Cách dùng

1. Mang nghĩa "lộn ngược dòng, chuyển thua thành bại"

=to stop being unsuccessful and to start being successful, or to make something do this / If something such as a business or economy turns around, or if someone turns it around, it becomes successful, after being unsuccessful for a period of time.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • The £400 million loan will help turn the Russian economy around.
  • I'll explain how we turned that situation around, but first I need you to understand my aim in writing this book 
  • He was hired by the government to help turn around the failing high-street bank.
  • Turning the company around won't be easy. 
  • In his long career at BP, Horton turned around two entire divisions. 
  • If the economy turned round the government's authority would quickly increase.

2. Mang nghĩa "hoàn thành trong thời gian nhất định"

=to complete a piece of work, process, or activity within a particular time

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • We can produce quality work and turn it around very quickly.
  • The company pledges to turn orders around in 24 hours.

3. Mang nghĩa "tiếp cận khác đi, nghĩ khác đi"

=to consider or express something in a different way / If you turn around a question, sentence, or idea, you change the way in which it is expressed, in order to consider it differently


  • Let's turn the question around

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • If you turn this argument around, you’ll see that it’s equally valid.
  • �What's the point of history?
  • imagine a world with the history written out. 
  • It's an example of how you can turn around the sentence and create a whole new meaning.

4. Mang nghĩa "phớt lờ"

=to react to something, especially in a way that is surprising or not helpful

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • It was your idea, so don’t turn around and say you’re too busy.

5. Mang nghĩa "quay ngược lại"

=If you turn something around, or if it turns around, it is moved so that it faces the opposite direction.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Bud turned the truck around, and started back for Dalton Pond.
  • He had reached over to turn round a bottle of champagne so that the label didn't show. 
  •  There was enough room for a wheelchair to get in but not to turn round.

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