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English verb: turn to

1. turn to (communication) speak to


SamplesHe addressed the crowd outside the window.


Synonymsaddress


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate


Narrower (hyponym)address, ask, call

2. turn to (change) direct one's interest or attention towards; go into


SamplesThe pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction.
People turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody









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